Re: PCManFM in SID
On Tue, 11 Oct 2011 18:35:37 -0400
"Robert Blair Mason Jr." <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 11 Oct 2011 08:23:20 +0530
> "Sridhar M.A." <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 10, 2011 at 04:46:08PM -0400, Robert Blair Mason Jr.
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > PCManFM Releases:
> > >
> > > 0.9.9 - August 2011 - this version works fine
> > > 0.9.8 (SID) - October 2010 - this is the version that's having
> > > bugs 0.9.7 (Squeeze) - May 2010 - this version works but isn't
> > > as nice in handling removable media. I was using this and apt
> > > pinning until I upgraded from source.
> > >
> > If you are not averse to installing from non-standard repos, you can
> > get the latest version.
> I'm not averse to non-standard repos (I have a git version installed
> in /usr/local). It just seems to me that sid is supposed to have
> fairly new packages, and that this is especially true when upgrading
> would increase stability on some platforms. These bugs (in wheezy &
> sid) are critical to LXDE - If the file manager doesn't even start it
> doesn't look good for the DE. The bugs have been filed for quite some
> time, and closed as "fixed upstream". However, this code hasn't been
> integrated into the package.
I suppose I'm just wondering if there will be a new package soon. IIRC
the freeze is in January this time, and if there isn't a new package
put into sid soon, it won't make Wheezy in time, and the current
version in testing is unusable (at least for me). If the devs are
worried about stability can they at least apply a few of the patches to
fix the current version? I would be glad to help, but I don't really