update-notifier (was Re: coding tasks)

Jani Monoses jani.monoses at gmail.com
Sat Aug 25 18:48:24 UTC 2007

Jérémie Corbier wrote:
> Hi!
> On Tue, Aug 21, 2007 at 08:21:40AM +0200, Jani Monoses wrote:
>> Cool. Want to try making update-notifier use something else for the tasks it
>> now use GnomeClient for and make it not depend on libgnome? It will still have
>> gvfs deps for now.  update-notifier is ikept in bzr in LP and mvo is open to
>> such changes.
> I started to look into this today.  I added a --without-libgnome configuration
> switch to get rid of GnomeClient.  I'd like to be able to get the same behaviour
thanks. No need for disable-gnome it should be one config only but without the gnome libs.

> as with GnomeClient though.  The thing is it implies to either use something
> like session-client.h in libxfcegui4-dev or directly libsm6 if we want to be
> wm-agnostic, AFAICT.
that, or plain XSM or better yet figure out if the fucntionality GnomeClient is there for
cannot be done differently.
I cannot say more, if I knew more and lookoed more deeply at it I'd have done it myself :)


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