xfce4-mixer: question about version numbering
OmegaPhil at startmail.com
Mon Jun 22 15:11:24 CEST 2015
Thanks for this information - does this mean XFCE4 is tending towards
(e.g. v4.13+) a hard dependency on pulse audio? That is banned on my
system (I have a perfectly working ALSA setup).
On 22/06/15 12:32, flo.xfce at gmx-topmail.de wrote:
> To be correct: The reason xfce4-mixer is no longer under active
> development is that a port to the new gstreamer1.0 API is not possible
> since important mixer features were removed (not deprecated).
> Although the uneven numbers indicate development versions, Xfce 4.11 can
> be considered stable because of the long time it took to finish 4.12.
> Some distributions added 4.11 to their stable repos (like Ubuntu). So no
> point worrying.
> xfce4-mixer 4.11 works well with the 4.12 release. At this point there
> is no reason for switching to pavucontrol apart from personal preference.
> On 06/22/2015 01:22 PM, killermoehre wrote:
>> Am 22. Juni 2015 09:44:12 MESZ, schrieb Niki Kovacs <info at microlinux.fr>:
>>> I'm maintaining a package repository for an enhanced Xfce desktop based
>>> on Slackware Linux.
>>> I have a question about version numbering. The xfce4-mixer package I
>>> have in my repo is version 4.10.0. Now the latest source tarball is
>>> 4.11.0. Is this a regular release? Or does the odd number eventually
>>> mean a development version? I'm a bit confused.
>>> Niki Kovacs
>> Hello Niki,
>> yes, xfce4-mixer 4.11 is a dev release . OTOH with the deprecation of gstreamer0.10 xfce4-mixer was also deprecated in favor of xfce4-pulseaudio-plugin and pavucontrol.
>>  https://mail.xfce.org/pipermail/xfce-announce/2014-April/000321.html
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