GTK+ and GLib versions for Xfce 4.8

Stephan Arts stephan at
Wed Dec 17 13:24:16 CET 2008

On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 7:32 AM, Nick Schermer <nickschermer at> wrote:
> 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.

Same here, (though I don't really maintain any apps that require that
functionality) except maybe ristretto, which should drop thunar-vfs in
the near future.

> Nick


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