'show version' command line arguments in Xfce apps

Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at cornell.edu
Fri Nov 21 18:09:56 CET 2008

Enrico Tröger wrote:
> Hey,
> some time ago, Brian decided/suggested to make '-V' the desired variant
> for the 'show version' command line arguments [1].
> As far as I know nothing much has changed since this post. Maybe
> because it was posted on xfce-i18n.
> So, take this mail as a friendly reminder :).
> I think there is no need to start a discussion again, just change the
> code.
> An incomplete list of affected apps:
> - all exo-* aps except exo-preferred-applications
> - thunar
> - xfce4-panel
> - mousepad (Nick's branch)
> - ristretto
> - squeeze
> xfdesktop, xfmountdev4, xfce4-session, mousepad(trunk) doesn't
> provide --version nor --help
> xfce4-mixer doesn't provide --version nor -V or -v
> xfce4-session-logout provide --version but no shortcurt, neither -v nor
> -V.

Thanks for coming up with a list... should do this before the next release.


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