xfterm4 script recursivity bug?

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Wed Nov 15 23:20:42 CET 2006

Xavier Otazu wrote:
>>> 1) Xfce 4.4 RC2 xfterm4 script has a potential recursivity.
>> That can only happen if you explicitly enter xfterm4 as your preferred
>> terminal emulator, which doesn't make sense, since xfterm4 is a
>> wrapper to fire up your preferred terminal emulator. And by the way,
>> the xfterm4 script is considered obsolete.
> 	I see.
> 	But, xfterm4 is one of the options that appear on the menu that
> appears on the exo-preferred-applications programm. May be it is better
> to eliminate this option to avoid the problem.

Dunno who put that .desktop file there, but it's definitely not
installed with libexo.

>>> 2) "exo-preferred-applications" icon does not appear on the Xfce
>>> settings managers (I think it appeared in the RC1). Or it is not on
>>> the RC2, or it is not correctly implemented on the FreeBSD port or
>>> I've not correctly configured/installed this port.
>> The icon is installed to hicolor, like all other fallback icons.
> 	I made a mistake. I mean the exo-preferred-applications plugin.
> That is, on RC2 I cannot open the exo-preferred-applications program
> from the settings manager, but I was able on RC1.

Maybe you built libexo prior to xfce-mcs-manager?

> cheers
> Xavier


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