[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#522729: Processed: reassign to xfce4-notifyd

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Sun May 10 14:57:30 UTC 2009

tag 522729 pending
On sam, 2009-05-09 at 00:05 +0200, Evgeni Golov wrote:
> On Fri, 08 May 2009 13:18:32 +0800 Chow Loong Jin wrote:
> > Digging through the ChangeLog of xfce4-notifyd reveals this:
> > 2008-09-20      Brian J. Tarricone <bjt23 at cornell.edu>
> > 
> >         * xfce4-notifyd/xfce-notify-daemon.c: don't send the 2nd argument
> >           (close reason) with the NotificationClosed signal for some reason libnotify doesn't support it, so apps don't receive
> >           the signal.  lovely.
> > 
> > However, digging through libnotify's source code reveals this:
> > static void
> > _close_signal_handler(DBusGProxy *proxy, guint32 id, guint32 reason,
> >                                           NotifyNotification *notification)
> > 
> > Although I haven't tested it, I would believe that libnotify does indeed
> > support the 2nd argument, as of now. I think it would be a good idea to
> > pass the close reason with the NotificationClosed signal now, at least
> > in Debian and Ubuntu.
> Right, I installed banshee and reproduced your bug. After playing with
> Corsac initial patch, I noticed that he somehow missed the point 


> and
> fixed it :) Would you please test
> http://die-welt.net/~evgeni/xfce4-notifyd_0.1.0-3_amd64.deb
> and tell me that the bug is gone (it is for me).
> If it is, I'll ask upstream on his opinion and upload a fixed package

I already asked upstream and they are a bit reluctant to change the code
for now because it'll break for apps built against old libnotify. So
until it's fixed upstream we'll ship a fixed package too (which I didn't
upload because I was away for the weekend, but I'm not sure it couldn't
wait :))

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