Xfce 4.12 stabilization

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Tue Jul 1 09:59:03 CEST 2014

On mar., 2014-06-24 at 10:34 +0200, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> Hi,
> [please don't add any unnecessary trolling about logind/systemd]
> I know that most of the Xfce core developers are currently busy with
> real life and stuff like that. Few 4.11 releases were done, but as far
> as I can tell we're not currently really ready to release 4.12: there
> are stuff which I guess can be considered as blockers, like the upower
> 1.0 transition [1], (optional) support for logind, fallbacks etc. Some
> other might surely be found in the bugzilla, for example I'm puzzled
> with the xfce4-session session management bug [1]
> For Debian, it's pretty clear we'll have to do the logind and upower
> transition for Jessie (freeze planned nov 5th, 2014), so I'm interested
> in having a 4.12 release before that.
> Is there anything we can do to help pushing this goal forward,
> especially considering I am no developer but packager, so it's more an
> offer to help wrt. release management than code itself. Anyway, at that
> point and considering the current status, I think it's a bit unrealistic
> to imagine adding much features to the codebase, and it's safer to try
> to stabilize 4.11 and make sure it works in the current ecosystem.
> [1]: https://bugzilla.xfce.org/buglist.cgi?quicksearch=upower%200.99
> [2]: https://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=10963
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