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Re: please hint xfce4-session into testing

Hi Gustavo,

On Tue, Dec 12, 2006 at 04:43:32PM -0200, Gustavo Franco wrote:
> On 12/12/06, Andreas Barth <aba@not.so.argh.org> wrote:
> >* Yves-Alexis Perez (corsac@corsac.net) [061211 23:27]:
> >> xfce4-session is part of Xfce 4.4rc2, which has been more or
> >> less uploaded to unstable, with some delay (some rc2 packages have
> >> reached testing, some are only in unstable and few have not even been
> >> uploaded). xfce4-session 4.4rc2 is required for using common Debian
> >> Artwork (splash screen and wallpapers for example) using desktop-base
> >> package. It's a new upstream release (-2 is only because -1 FTBFS'ed on
> >> hurd) but it's consistent with rest of Xfce, partly uploaded.

> >I strongly recommend against re-uploading packages with so many changes
> >to fix bugs we don't mind for etch. Now you have a dependency on the new
> >libpng where we are not sure yet whether it will go in or not.

> >So, this is at least a no for now, and I doubt it will become a yes
> >later on.

> Please consider a alternative solution (-3 against testing being
> uploaded to t-p-u?) including just the needed bits to use the default
> Debian Desktop Etch artwork. That will be a real bug considering that
> GNOME and KDE will fit and just part of XFCE won't.

Do you mean a  That would be fine for t-p-u if this is the only
change planned.

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