Help package Xfce 4.6.2 and Thunar 1.1.0 for use with Karmic and Lucid

Lionel Le Folgoc mrpouit at
Sun May 23 07:58:21 UTC 2010

On Sat, May 22, 2010 at 07:39:11PM -0400, Ryan Oram wrote:
> On Sat May 22 at 23:27:53, Lionel Le Folgoc <mrpouit at> wrote:
> >Thanks, but as already said on irc, we will merge/sync the Debian
> >packages. The Debian packager and I have been working this afternoon to
> >package Xfce 4.6.2; it's done, and available in the pkg-xfce svn
> >repository. This will probably be uploaded to unstable tomorrow, and
> >imported to maverick afterwards.
> Great, we'll begin the process of backporting them and testing the
> backports as soon as the Maverick versions are uploaded. As infinityOS
> is binary compatible with Karmic and infinityOS 2.0 will be binary
> compatible with Lucid, we'll set up a PPA that Xubuntu users can use
> to upgrade to Xfce 4.6.2 as well. This way we can get extra testing
> for the packages before infinityOS 1.1 and 2.0 are released (and we
> can help bug test the code for Maverick as well).

I would like to try to push Xfce 4.6.2 into lucid-updates, as lucid is
(supposed to be) a LTS. The SRU procedure [0] is rather annoying, and
requires testers. If a ppa containing Xfce 4.6.2 for lucid is created,
everyone will start using it, and no one will ever test the packages in
lucid-proposed and they won't make it into lucid-updates (I know, I made
this mistake for hardy and xfce 4.4.3).

So, could you wait for the SRU before creating the lucid ppa (karmic is


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