xfce4-panel 4.7.x upload(ed) in natty

Charlie Kravetz cjk at teamcharliesangels.com
Sat Dec 4 15:43:03 UTC 2010

On Sat, 4 Dec 2010 16:26:42 +0100
Lionel Le Folgoc <mrpouit at ubuntu.com> wrote:

> Hi there,
> I'm going to upload xfce4-panel 4.7.5 in natty (well, it will probably
> be already uploaded when you read this mail ;).
> It provides many new features and bugfixes that should close most of the
> existing issues (disappearing panels, no d'n'd, no randr 1.2 support).
> However, a few ABI changes have been introduced, so existing panel
> plugins have to be rebuilt to work with this new release. This will be
> done in the next days (if you want to help on that, feel free to get in
> touch with me and pick an item on [1]). However, if you have manually
> compiled some plugins, you will have to rebuild them by yourself,
> otherwise they will seem to have disappeared (and your
> ~/.xsession-errors will be full of warnings about that).
> In the meantime, if your package manager in natty says that some
> packages are "on hold", this is normal: it will prevent the panel
> upgrade as long as one 'not-rebuilt-yet' plugin is installed and no
> rebuilt version is available. If you decide nonetheless to force the
> upgrade, it will probably propose you to uninstall all old plugins.
> Obviously, if you decided not to wait, please don't file bugs about
> uninstalled panel plugins.
> You can use [1] to track progress (I try to keep it up-to-date), or the
> weekly meetings' minutes ("technical" entry at [2]). I'll also send
> another mail when it's safe to upgrade and file bugs again. ;)
> Thanks!
> Cheers,
> Lionel
> [1] https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Xubuntu/Roadmap/Specifications/Natty/Xfce4.8
> [2] https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Xubuntu/Meetings

Thank you very much for this update. As I am one of those running Natty
daily, I will be looking forward to this and all the plugins, too. 

Charlie Kravetz 
Linux Registered User Number 425914          [http://counter.li.org/]
Never let anyone steal your DREAM.           [http://keepingdreams.com]
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