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[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#790195: Bug#790195: xfce4-terminal: depends on vte which is deprecated

control: tag -1 upstream
control: forwarded -1 https://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=11207
On Sat, Jun 27, 2015 at 05:29:22PM +0200, pochu at debian.org wrote:
> Source: xfce4-terminal
> Severity: important
> Tags: sid stretch
> User: pkg-gnome-maintainers at lists.alioth.debian.org
> Usertags: oldlibs vte
> Hi,
> xfce4-terminal depends on python-vte / libvte9, which are deprecated
> in favor of gir1.2-vte-2.91 / libvte-2.91-0. Thus we want to remove
> src:vte from the archive. xfce4-terminal should switch to the new vte
> version.

Except that means porting to gtk3, as far as I can tell, which is not
really trivial task. This is something Xfce is considering, but that's
> Please try to do this before the Stretch release as we're going to
> try to remove src:vte this cycle.

Honestly I don't really think it'll happen at that time.

Yves-Alexis Perez
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