Xfce 4.14: Gtk+3 target version
f2404 at yandex.ru
Tue Dec 12 15:25:40 CET 2017
I agree with the suggestion to bump the minimum GTK version to 3.22.
I think there's simply no sense in targeting 3.20 having 3.22 available.
> I resurrect this old thread by asking to bump the minimum target version
> of Gtk+3 for Xfce 4.14 release to Gtk *3.22*
> Every major "LTS" distributions I checked already use gtk 3.22 (debian
> stretch, rhel 7.4, *BSD) and I think no xfce developper use 3.20 anymore
> so sometimes the 3.20 build fail and we don't notice it anymore…
> If you really want to keep 3.20, please advise :)
> Thank you,
> On 09/19/2016 09:59 AM, Simon Steinbeiss wrote:
>> Eduard Roccatello <eduard at xfce.org <mailto:eduard at xfce.org>> schrieb
>> am Mo., 19. Sep. 2016, 09:54:
>> Il 16/09/16 20:26, flo.xfce at gmx-topmail.de
>> <mailto:flo.xfce at gmx-topmail.de> ha scritto:
>> > I haven't followed Gtk development lately, but you said you
>> talked to
>> > the Gtk devs: Does 3.22 bring any new breakage or new useful
>> > In  it is said that 3.22 is the last in the 3-series, so we will
>> > stick to it for probably a long time. Wouldn't it be wise to
>> just bump
>> > the minimum version to 3.22 instead? It will still take some
>> time until
>> > Xfce's Gtk3 port is finished and 3.22 will be released by then.
>> > If distros don't package Gtk 3.22 they won't package Xfce 4.14
>> either I
>> > guess. And as Landry has pointed out, even Debian has 3.21 in
>> > already.
>> > 
>> I think it would be a wise choice :)
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>> Just a brief reply as I'm on the go: yeah, we bumped it to 3.20, we
>> might bump it further if we see fit. As you correctly said there's
>> still time until 4.14 so also time to reconsider.
>> The important part of my previous message was about the support of
>> <=3.18 which we decided to drop for core components.
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