[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#646981: Bug#646981: xfce4-panel -- still looses all items on logoff.

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Wed Sep 12 18:26:28 UTC 2012

On mer., 2012-09-12 at 23:30 +1000, Dmitry Smirnov wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Sep 2012 18:34:29 Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> > * do you have a reliable way to reproduce the issue?
> > * some comments seem to indicate that it might be related to issues in
> > session saving, which should be fixed with xfce4-session 4.8.3-3 (not
> > yet uploaded). It might be worth testing with that package first, just
> > to be sure
> I'm using xfce4-panel alone, on KDE. To reproduce just start the panel, add 
> some items and logoff. On next login panel would be completely blank.

Oh. So no way to have some xfce4-session related fixes. But my guess is
having a session manager with xfce4-panel correctly registered would
help (at least the issue is not really frequent in usual Xfce setups)
> Some time ago I started using the version that you uploaded to experimental 
> and all I can tell that it's not affected by the issue.
> I'll be happy to help testing -- please let me know where to get source 
> package to try. :)

The code in xfce4-panel was heavily changed in 4.10, and it seems it's
not easily possible to backport the fixes in 4.8

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