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

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Sun Dec 5 19:30:36 UTC 2010

thanks chuck!





-----Original Message-----
From: Charlie Kravetz <cjk at teamcharliesangels.com>
To: xubuntu-devel <xubuntu-devel at lists.ubuntu.com>
Sent: Sat, Dec 4, 2010 10:43 am
Subject: Re: xfce4-panel 4.7.x upload(ed) in natty

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 

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