Notify frameworks in Xfce and Thunar

Nick Schermer nickschermer at
Fri Jul 10 16:33:09 CEST 2009

2009/7/10 Pavol Rusnak <prusnak at>:
> Hi!
> I would like to ask about the status of Notify frameworks in Xfce and
> Thunar. I know that fam/gamin are supported in both thunar and
> xfdesktop. I also found this email[1], where I learnt that we can't
> expect direct inotify support in Xfce applications (and I'm OK with
> that). My question is: have you thought about using GIO monitoring API?
> Or is it even already supported? (I think that Xfce already depends on
> glib.)
> Thanks!
> [1]
> PS: Should I sent the same email to thunar-devel@ mailing list or is it
> OK to ask just here?

There is a GIO branch of Thunar. Very usable atm but not quite ready for trunk.


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