[Xfce4-commits] r23790 - xfdesktop/trunk

Jasper Huijsmans jasper at xfce.org
Thu Nov 9 21:17:34 CET 2006

2006/11/9, Olivier Fourdan <fourdan at xfce.org>:
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> Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
> > Hey guys,
> >
> > This is kinda a simple silly thing, but would likely make matters easier
> > for the release manager du jour when we do releases.  If people have
> > time, might want to do the same as I've done below for their packages.
> >
> > Just a friendly suggestion, feel free to ignore if you don't care ^_^
> Can be handy, indeed, but the question that comes to mind is why do we
> always have to depends on the latest libs? I hardly see any change in
> libxfcegui4, libxfce4util, etc .between RC1 and RC2 for example, so why
> add a dependency on the micro version?
> For example, anything above 4.3.99 is ok for xfwm4. Why do we have to
> make it depend on while it's not mandatory? It makes upgrading
> from source harder as ppl have to carefully check for inter-dependency
> between packages...

I think it is a good idea to only depend on final release versions for
final releases. For betas or release candidates I don't think it's
necessary. A reason could be that you'd like to test people all the
latests changes. In the end it probably doesn't matter much at all ;-)


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