xfce4-mixer patchset

Harald Judt h.judt at gmx.at
Mon Sep 24 13:55:40 CEST 2012

Am 24.09.2012 11:22, schrieb Natanael Copa:
> On Sun, 23 Sep 2012 19:42:19 +0200
> Harald Judt <h.judt at gmx.at> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Am 22.09.2012 19:29, schrieb Natanael Copa:
>>> On Fri, 21 Sep 2012 23:17:16 +0200
>>> Landry Breuil <landry.breuil at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> I've tried building it, but failed since it inconditionally
>>>> depends on a new thing (keybinder) not packaged yet on OpenBSD.
> ...
>>> One way to do it without the keybinder dependency would be to add
>>> commands line options which you could bind keys to:
>>>    xfce4-mixer --volume-up
>>>    xfce4-mixer --volume-down
>> Implementing these command line switches would be a total waste of
>> time. There are already a lot of command-line tools (e.g. amixer)
>> which can do such a job perfectly,
> So if we want provide multimedia keys that works out-of-the-box on all
> platforms, without adding keybinder dependency, what options do we have
> really? I suppose the mentioned amixer is not available on
> OpenBSD or any non-Linux.

How about handling this in xfce4-keyboard-settings and let the 
distribution patch the default shortcuts XML file? They know best what 
to use.


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