[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#670782: Bug#670782: thunar-thumbnailers: dependency required tumbler
Lionel Le Folgoc
lionel at lefolgoc.net
Thu May 3 10:12:20 UTC 2012
On Sun, Apr 29, 2012 at 12:31:04PM -0400, David Sugar wrote:
> Well that explains why it didn't work. I thought the package was still
> valid when I was updating from squeeze recently. Perhaps tumbler should
> have replaces and/or provides "thunar-thumbnailers" or something similar?
I don't think that's needed/adequate (replaces usually stands for
files/dirs' replacements, and provides could be nice if tumbler and
thunar-thumbnailers shared a similar interface, but they don't ; tumbler
is dbus-activated and more desktop-agnostic, while thunar-thumbnailers
was really tied to thunar).
Anyway, thunar recommends tumbler, so it should ensure it will be
installed on upgrades, unless the user explicitly disabled "Automatic
installation of recommended packages"... but then (s)he knows the
> On 04/29/2012 08:11 AM, Lionel Le Folgoc wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Thanks for your bug report.
> > On Sat, Apr 28, 2012 at 05:55:45PM -0400, David Sugar wrote:
> >> Package: thunar-thumbnailers
> >> Version: 0.4.1-3
> >> Severity: normal
> >> Thunar Thumbnailers requires tumbler to actually produce thumbnails in thunar.
> >> By
> >> itself installing thunar-thumbnailers is presently actually useless without
> >> tumbler installed.
> > On Xfce 4.8 and later, you need tumbler to produce thumbnails.
> > Thunar-thumbnailers was the method for Xfce 4.6, but is deprecated now
> > and isn't used anymore.
> > If you check your package manager, you will see it has already been
> > removed from testing/unstable.
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