Xfce 4.10 entering planning phase

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Tue Jan 25 10:18:24 CET 2011

On mar., 2011-01-25 at 09:23 +0100, Nick Schermer wrote:
> >  2. Discuss the so-called Essential Dependencies for the cycle and
> >     decide which versions to depend on. The end of the Planning
> Phase
> >     marks Dependency Freeze and after this point features depending
> on
> >     more recent dependencies have to be optional.
> Gtk2 for sure, don't know if 2.22 is realistic, but that will give us
> the opportunity to slowly prepare for gtk3, but I don't think any gtk2
> fully compiles with gseal enabled, so it will only bring problems I
> think. Else I think we should go with gtk 2.18 and glib 2.22. Debian
> anything to say about this? 

As far as I know, we'll start shipping GTK3 in Wheezy (next stable after
Squeeze) and stop shipping GTK2 when nobody depends on it (so in 10-15
years maybe? :). So I'd say it's safe to use GTK2 for now and wait a bit
for GTK3 stabilisation.


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