Blocking bugs for Xfce-oriented distros

Marek Kozlowski kozlowsm at
Fri Feb 4 12:07:31 CET 2011

On 01/31/11 11:44, Nick Schermer wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 30, 2011 at 11:09 PM, Marek Kozlowski
> <kozlowsm at> wrote:
>> On 01/30/11 22:25, Andreas Radke wrote:
>>> Am Sun, 30 Jan 2011 19:21:58 +0100
>>> schrieb Marek Kozlowski <kozlowsm at>:
>>>> Works under both Gentoo and Arch Linux (x86_64, 1440x900, 120 DPI).
>>>> Unfortunately...
>>>> I observe quite a strange behavior: the weather icon in the panel
>>>> sometimes gets XXXL in size ;-) while sometimes it is displayed as a
>>>> very small one. Cannot observe any regularity... Sometimes (quite
>>>> often) it works fine.
>>>> I suppose that there is some scaling change in the new lib...
>>> Same here in Arch. Sometimes the icon is small and temps are shown,
>>> sometimes the icon is too big and no temp is shown. But this is only
>>> one plugin and it is based on a git shot and a patch from the bug
>>> tracker, it's not an official release. So I don't think it's a major
>>> blocker. You should report it somewhere to the tracker anyway.
>> Tested under x86 (both systems) and the same result. Fortunately: the
>> 'xfce4-panel -r' usually helps. The problem of too large icon and no
>> temperature occurs mostly during the first XFCE session after booting.
>> I know it's only one plug-in but I find it very important: all people
>> that use the XFCE I know are using it. Maybe cause we have quite
>> changeable weather in Poland this year... ;-) It's only one quite simple
>> plug-in so I hope that for experienced XFCE developers it requires a
>> very little work to fix it. A very little effort and a lot of
>> appreciation :-)
> I'll take a look at this and directly port the plugin to 4.8 panel.
> There is some new api in libxfce4panel the plugin will benefit from
> with the icon size handling, there are more problems with that.

Seems like the latest version (0.7.4) works fine, at least under Arch
and Gentoo. Thank you very much!

A note for the Webmasters:
need an update to reflect the latest xfce4-weather-plugin changes.

Best regards,

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