FYI: 4.7 panel and plugins

Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at
Sun May 31 00:23:39 CEST 2009

On 05/30/2009 12:08 PM, Nick Schermer wrote:
> To continue this, I've fixed some stuff in the panel:
> Introduced the pre-init function again. This is only possible inside
> the wrapper, so when an internal plugin is loaded the panel will check
> if there is a pre-init function defined by the developer, if so, it
> will force the plugin to run external (technically this will only
> happen then a user changes the desktop files to run it internal).
> Xfdesktop patch has been updated accordingly.
> The g_thread_init() functions have been removed from both the panel
> and wrapper, no noticable speed up, but anyway, everybody happy.
> There is also a /force-all-external property to launch all plugins in
> their own wrapper (ie. everything external, whatever the developer has
> set).
> Support for the old external *applications* will be though (different
> communication, no support for rgba and more), so for now it's not high
> priority more important stuff to be fixed first. I put it on the todo
> for now.

Thanks Nick, I appreciate that.


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