Xfce 4.4.1 on Monday 09-apr [WAS Re: Xfce 4.4.1 ?]

Jani Monoses jani.monoses at gmail.com
Mon Apr 9 19:06:30 CEST 2007

> API's should be preserved along major versions imho. (and in xfce's
> case: minor .4 counts as major), as brian stated, xfdesktop does not
> behave correctly without libxfce4util 4.4.1. It might compile with
> 4.4.0, and even run with 4.4.0. But it does not do what it is supposed
> to do how it should do it. Thus, for the correct behaviour of
> xfdesktop 4.4.1, you need libxfce4util 4.4.1.

'correct behaviour' and 'what it is supposed to do' are very vague definitions
of conformance. xfdesktop still has crashes with or without the new lib.
It's just that some of them are being considered more serious and lead to artificial
choice of dependencies.


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