[Pkg-xfce-devel] Xfce 4.4-rc1, xfce task and artwork
corsac at corsac.net
Wed Sep 6 20:31:31 UTC 2006
On Wed, 2006-09-06 at 21:07 +0100, Simon Huggins wrote:
> Salut Yves-Alexis!
> On Wed, Sep 06, 2006 at 06:09:12PM +0200, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> > On Wed, 2006-09-06 at 12:17 +0100, Simon Huggins wrote:
> > > > xfce task should depend on xfce4, xfce4-goodies, thunar, xfce4-terminal,
> > > > mousepad, xfmedia, xarchiver, xfburn, ... Thoughts ?
> > > xarchiver pulls in a fair amount. What about the thunar extensions?
> > thunar extensions are (or should be) in xfce4-goodies. that would pull
> > in xarchiver|file-roller for archive-plugin
> We could suggest them (or depend on the media-tags one and
> suggest/recommend the archive one) perhaps?
> > > I think I would say the xfce task should just pull in xfce4 and
> > > xfce4-goodies.
> > > We already depend on thunar in xfce4 and recommend: xfce4-mixer,
> > > xfprint4, orage, xfce4-terminal, xfmedia
> > But the task task (hem..) is to install a complete desktop environnment,
> > I would say, so I would depend on them.
> I would really rather not have mousepad installed (preferably anywhere
> but hey).
> aptitude and dselect will bring in recommends so I don't think
> recommends is a bad idea here.
I'm speaking about the task, currently. The one which would be selected
in debian-installer to install a (complete) Xfce Desktop Environment
> > > We could recommend xfburn there too. Not sure about xarchiver but I'm
> > > not averse to adding it.
> > > xfburn should switch to wodim ideally too.
> > Already done :)
> Though it doesn't build here :(
Ah, I didn't try... ><
> > > > It would be nice if rc1 was uploaded soon so it reaches testing
> > > > before rc2 is out. I really hope that 4.4 will be out before
> > > > freeze, and I'll contact release managers soon to talk with them
> > > > about this.
> > > There shouldn't be any need to talk to the release managers I
> > > wouldn't have thought given the lack of soname etc?
> > hmhm... eh? I wanted to contact them because 4.4 release date is around
> > the freeze date and we may have to ask an "exception" for us ?
> Oh right. To talk about 4.4. Well ok. We can leave that til the time
> though. I think it needs to be in unstable before we think about that.
> (well and released and tested first :))
Yes but we may warn RM a little while before, not to surprise them on
the freeze day.
> I'm not that unhappy about shipping an RC in etch. Upstream don't tend
> to ship many terrible bugs.
Yes, i'm not to unhappy either, but it would be better to have final :)
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