Blocking bugs for Xfce-oriented distros

Jérôme Guelfucci jeromeg at
Thu Jan 27 15:04:53 CET 2011

On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 11:44 AM, Nick Schermer <nickschermer at>wrote:

> Packagers,
> A number of large distributions that use Xfce as their main desktop
> have 4.8 packed in their testing/beta images and live cd's; zenwalk,
> xubuntu and xfce fedora spin to name a few. Now since all packagers
> read this list I'd like to know what *blocking* bugs they have.
> We know about trash on Xfdesktop, but any other stuff that needs to be
> fixed before the final versions are released? Also in non-core
> modules? Probably most of the bugs have been reported here and there,
> but I'd like to make a small list (on the wiki) of critical bugs we
> need to resolve; because Jannis and I and probably other developers too
> got a bit lost in the recent bug flow and I think we can coordinate
> this a bit better if the have a priority list (with milestones, people
> who work on it and status) of common bugs and plugins/apps that
> stopped working in 4.8.
> Please report a bug first if there is none, and post the link in this
> discussion with a small description of the problem.
> Nick


As a lot of people in forums were complaining about broken weather plugin
with the 4.8 panel, I took some time to rework Nick's previous patch fixing
the issue. It works fine and is attached to the bug report waiting for
Florian's review. So that's one broken plugin less.


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