Bug#389827: [Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#389827: thunar: Please enable GNOME thumbnailers support

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at corsac.net
Thu Sep 28 06:06:45 UTC 2006

On Thu, 2006-09-28 at 01:12 +0200, Mathias Brodala wrote:
> At the moment it is necessary to use Nautilus for thumbnails to be
> created from 
> video files. Why is the GNOME thumnailers support forced to be
> disabled in the 
> configure flags? If there is actually no reason, please enable them.
> (Oh, and don’t mind the „custom-1“, I only rebuilt Thunar with the
> thumbnailers 
> support enabled.)

Short answer: no.
We -dont- want thunar (and thus Xfce4 desktop) to depend on a gazillion
of gnome libs. It's intended to be a fast & efficient file manager,
especially for light desktops. Enabling gnome thumbnailing brings in
those libs, so the switch is explicitely disabled.


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