GTK+ and GLib versions for Xfce 4.8

Robby Workman rw at
Wed Dec 17 04:51:13 CET 2008

On Wed, 17 Dec 2008 04:17:42 +0100
Jannis Pohlmann <jannis at> wrote:

> Hey guys,
> even though we're still busy with Xfce 4.6 I'd like to start a
> discussion about which version of GTK+ and GLib we want to use for
> Xfce 4.8. Personall, I'd love to have GTK+ 2.14 and GLib 2.16 at
> least. GLib 2.16 gives us GIO, which is a must IMHO. GTK+ 2.14 gives
> us GdkAppLaunchContext which is a nice for opening files/URIs with
> their default application.

Funny you bring this up now; I was just working on gtk+ 2.14.x in
anticipation of our next devel cycle.  It seems that it requires glib
2.17.something+, so in a "stable" context, I believe that means 2.18.x.

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