[Goodies-dev] Xfce 4.10 Release Cycle Information [update]

Nick Schermer nickschermer at gmail.com
Mon Feb 28 17:09:13 CET 2011

On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 4:39 AM, Martin Wilke <miwi at freebsd.org> wrote:
> Oh and before i forget it, 4.6 is  working very well under FreeBSD with
> hal..
> Your excuse to remove hal support because it is dead via upstream is okay,
> but why?
> it was working.. also why do you wait for 1 more year to support GTK3 when
> GTK2 is
> dying? (sooner or later)

Gtk2 is still supported, but no new features will be added. And a
toolkit is something else then code that provides a bridge between the
kernel and the desktop; hal workes fine on freebsd (because it's not
moving forward either <-- poke). But not on linux, at least not with
the features like remote filesystems and security linux distributions
care about.


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