GnomeVFS dependencies

Vincent imnotb at gmail.com
Mon Aug 6 14:58:25 BST 2007


On 03/08/07, Jani Monoses <jani.monoses at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hello,
>
> looks like quite a few GNOME programs use GnomeVFS but not the rest
> of GNOME libs like bonobo, libgnomeui, libgnome.
>
> For instance evince-gtk is no longer our patched version but an upstream
> variant that left GVfs deps.
>
> I am considering allowing GNOME apps that depend on GVfs only into the
> default
> xubuntu install. It would allow us to reuse more of GNOME/Ubuntu and not
> divert
> our efforts on maintaining separate apps.
>
> What about adding gnome-nettool (GTK only) and gnome-system-monitor (uses
> GtkMM and
> GnomeVFS) to Xubuntu? The latter would replace xfce4-taskmanager and could
> be used
> instead of a few unmaintained panel plugins.


I'd love the inclusion of gnome-system-monitor (would also finally give a
way to easily view your current Xubuntu version graphically, very useful
when helping newbies) as xfce4-taskmanager is kinda limited IMHO.
gnome-nettool, however, looks kind of specialist to me, what exactly is it
used for?

thoughts?
> Jani
>
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Vincent
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