new menuing stuff in xfdesktop

Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at
Sun Oct 21 11:32:05 CEST 2007

On Sun, 21 Oct 2007 02:14:25 -0200 Rodrigo Coacci wrote:

> On 10/20/07, Brian J. Tarricone <bjt23 at> wrote:
> >
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I finally closed a long-standing bug[1] -- the right-click context
> > menu when file/launcher icons is enabled should be pretty sane
> > now.  If you right-click on an empty area of the desktop, you'll
> > get the desktop's context menu (with 'open in new window', 'create
> > launcher', etc.).  For both file icons and window icons, every
> > context menu that 'replaces' the standard xfce root menu now has
> > the root menu in a submenu.
> Too sad it won't be backported but at least now we have better
> behavior for 4.6. Thanks!

Yeah, I was hoping it would be non-intrusive, but there was just no way
to do it well with the old architecture, so it required quite a bit of
refactoring -- a bit much for the stable branch.


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