GTK+ and GLib versions for Xfce 4.8

Nick Schermer nickschermer at
Wed Dec 17 07:32:44 CET 2008

2008/12/17 Jannis Pohlmann <jannis at>:
> 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.
> There are more reasons to use the versions above, I guess, but these
> two are currently the ones I'm interested in most.

Panel 4.8 depends on 2.12 for gtkbuilder, but since thunar will
benefit from the versions you mentioned, i have no problems to depend
on those.


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