Xfce 4.18 dependencies versions

Simon Steinbeiss simon at xfce.org
Fri Aug 27 11:59:56 CEST 2021

Hi everyone,

sorry to be late to the party, but there's a lot to catch up to after not
traveling for a year...

The versions sound good to me!

re: Alistair: I suggest you use something like xfce-test for testing your


On Sun, Aug 1, 2021 at 2:10 PM Cyrille Pontvieux <cyrille at enialis.net>

> Hi Alistair,
> If you want to contribute to Xfce-next even if your OS doesn’t have the
> required libs, you could compile required libraries in custom location,
> it’s not that hard, it just takes time.
> If your contribution does not involve graphics or does not involve Xfce
> components interactions, you could also use a docker environment.
> I ever wonder if it’s possible (meaning simple enough) to build against
> flatpak libraries (because it’s really easy to have a flatpak stack with
> recent Glib & co libraries)
> My 2¢.
> Cyrille
> Le 2021-07-31 05:27, Alistair Buxton a écrit :
> I use Ubuntu LTS so this will effectively exclude me from contributing any
> patches until 2022, unless you want untested code.
> On Fri, 30 Jul 2021 at 18:45, <andre at andreldm.com> wrote:
> Hi Romain,
> I agree with you and Alex, current "stable" distros should stick to 4.16,
> their next versions should target 4.18 if we don't delay it too much. I
> can't stress this enough: who wants bleeding edge packages, should use a
> bleeding edge distro, simple like that.
> Cheers,
> Andre Miranda
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