About building and testing Xfce
rdiezmail-xfce at yahoo.de
Sun Jan 29 12:14:33 CET 2017
I wanted to start experimenting with Xfce, so I took a look at this page:
The first thing I noticed is that those instructions are not in the
Wiki, so I guess that not many people can update them.
The special build instructions for xfce4-dev-tools seem unnecessary, as
this repository has an autogen.sh too, which works in the same way as
all other repositories.
As a first step I wrote the following build script:
I am running Xfce at the moment, but I am building a newer version from
Git into a separate directory. I want to test the just-built components,
but I do not want to risk destroying my current desktop, so I do not
want to permanently replace any of the system components. How do you
develop Xfce yourselves without risking system breakage?
Thanks in advance,
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