Re: Is there going to be a release of network-manager-applet for GNOME 2.18?

Michael Biebl wrote:
> Dan Williams wrote:
>> On Tue, 2007-03-06 at 00:39 +0100, Michael Biebl wrote:
> [..]
>>> I don't recommend to split the small nm-vpn-properties utility into a
>>> separate svn tree and tarball but simply move it from network-manager to
>>> network-manager-applet before 0.6.5 is released.
>> That's a good point I guess.  The main reason stuff like this didn't
>> happen was because there wasn't a great need at the time, and there
>> wasn't a lot of time to make it happen.  But that's not really an
>> excuse.
>> What would your proposed directory structure look like after moving the
>> properties app over?
> Hi Dan,
> sorry for the late reply.
> Please see the attached patches against NetworkManager-0.6 and
> network-manager-applet-0.6.
> The first one removes all traces of Gnome dependencies from
> NetworkManager, which is a good thing imho.
> The second patch moves the nm-vpn-properties files (together with the
> needed changes for, po/ etc.) to
> network-manager-0.6/src/vpn-properties.
> Both packages still pass make distcheck and with a bit of luck also
> apply against the NetworkManager and network-manager-applet trunk.
> The only issue now is with nm-vpn-ui-interface.h, which is now in
> network-manager-applet. So if you want to build the vpn plugins with
> Gnome support, you have to install network-manager-gnome to get the
> header. But in a way, this also makes sense and is consistent.
> I really hope you consider this patches.

Hmm, no response so far.

Dan, Tambet, do you have any objections against these patches or just
haven't had time yet to look at them?

I can't stress that too much, but from a packaging POV it would really
be beneficial if all gnome dependencies were moved into a single,
separate package/tarball.

Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the
universe are pointed away from Earth?

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