[Pkg-xfce-devel] 4.4 beta 1 (220.127.116.11)
huggie at earth.li
Sun Apr 23 16:51:10 UTC 2006
One of the issues with the new code is how we allow people to upgrade to
it if they are in X.
When I did this the killing of the MCS plugins made my X session quite
dodgy and I restarted it straight away.
I'm not sure how we can best tell users about this. I think we can do
this in the preinst with a check on the old version that we get passed
but I'd like to know what people think we should do.
- stop the install (do this on all packages) if we think the
user is in X.
- just print a warning if we think the user is in X (which they
will probably ignore anyway)
- Add a NEWS.Debian file to, say, libxfcegui4-4 which explains
the situation and encouraging users to restart their X
I think I'm probably leaning towards the last of these solutions but I'm
interested in feedback.
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