[Xfce4-commits] <xfce4-verve-plugin:master> Fix compatibility with Xfce 4.7+
frivoal at gmail.com
Fri Nov 5 16:08:48 CET 2010
> Ideally, the plugin would depend on libxfce4ui, as libxfcegui4 is sorta
> deprecated. We only ship it for compatiblity reasons, just like
> thunar-vfs, which is no longer supposed to being used.
I know, but goodies are not released in sync with core xfce stuff, so I my
idea was to follow a slightly different plan, to make the transition
For all the panel plugins I maintain that use libxfcegui4, I am fixing
them right now so that they will be able to run with libxfcegui4 on xfce
4.7/4.8, and I'll make a release fixed that way before the release of xfce
4.8, so that people/distros running xfce 4.6 can benefit from all the
improvements to these plugins, even before they switch to 4.8 (which could
be in quite a while), and that people working on the transition to 4.8 can
use them too.
Then 4.8 gets released, and the panel plugins are functional, despite
using a deprecated API.
Only after that, I'll migrate them to libxfce4ui, and drop support for
I am not going to write new code using libxfcegui4, but I also don't want
to drop support for xfce 4.6 while it is still the latest stable release.
Does this make sense?
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