FYI: 4.7 panel and plugins

Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at
Tue May 26 06:21:02 CEST 2009

On 05/24/2009 11:36 PM, Nick Schermer wrote:
> For those trying the xfce4-panel from the git repo, if started porting
> the external plugins to the new panel framework. The patches are quite
> small and only affect, library includes and replacing some
> deprecated functions. For the weather plugin I had to rewrite some
> code to work properly with rgba windows.
> Anyway, slowly more patches with appear in the directory below, while
> I port plugins and fix the bugs they trigger in the new panel.

Cool, thanks!  I noticed the xfdesktop patch, and your patch removes the 
g_thread_init() call on startup.  That's required when built with 
thunar-vfs support -- how do I get that behavior back?  Or does the 
module runner always init thread support (not really a good idea if the 
plugin doesn't need it; since some locks compile out when not linked to 


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