XFCE 4.12 on EPEL7

Martin Sourada martin.sourada at gmail.com
Thu Mar 5 20:04:18 UTC 2015


I think you're jumping the gun prematurely. Parole built fine (0.8.0),
out of the non core apps I tried only pragha and ristretto failed due
to missing deps.


V Thu, 5 Mar 2015 18:24:56 +0000
Steve Dodier-Lazaro <sidi at xfce.org> napsáno:

> Hi Stephen,
> > I am going to be looking at older versions for the time being and
> > then look at what could be done about newer versions. I hadn't
> > really thought of it as a XFCE mailing list thing as well we ship
> > old stuff, you write new stuff.. why is it your problem :). But if
> > you are willing to look at it..
> >
> >
> Parole was ported to GTK+3 a while ago. We're currently porting the
> rest, and clearly people will have to choose *one* core Xfce (either
> 4.12/gtk2 or 4.14/gtk3). However as far as non-core apps like Parole
> go, you should in theory be able to use another version.
> If for a reason you can't ship the GTK+3 version now, but are happy
> to use a GTK+2 version, this is fine for us. There might be a reason
> why it doesn't compile anymore, e.g. some change we made in
> libxfce4ui/util (though I think it should work just fine). In that
> case, we might be able to help you write a distro-patch that makes it
> build for this specific architecture and distro. I don't think we
> want any more gtk2/gtk3 ifdefs in the code base (I'm specially
> stressing this out as I'm speaking about code that *other people* are
> maintaining, not me! :-) ) but our goal is to help everyone run our
> apps, so if you're getting stuck somewhere, do chat with us.
> Cheers,

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