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

Mathias Brodala info at noctus.net
Thu Sep 28 09:10:19 UTC 2006

Hello Yves-Alexis.

Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-09-28 at 01:12 +0200, Mathias Brodala wrote:
>> Why is the GNOME thumnailers support forced to be
>> disabled in the 
>> configure flags? If there is actually no reason, please enable them.
> 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.

Too bad, but I can understand this. Then I will rebuild thunar everytime a new
release is out. (Which doesn’t happen that often anyway.)

Regards, Mathias


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