[sylpheed:30906] Re: tray icon quirkyness??

Ken Gunderson kgunders at teamcool.net
Fri Feb 9 23:50:58 JST 2007

On Fri, 9 Feb 2007 12:20:58 -0200
Ricardo Nabinger Sanchez <rnsanchez at wait4.org> wrote:

> On Fri, 9 Feb 2007 06:42:53 -0700
> Ken Gunderson <kgunders at teamcool.net> wrote:
> > So you're saying it's a known bug with Sylpheed-2.3.1?? 
> >From what I observed, there's a problem related to trayicon, fixed for most
> environments in beta2.  I can only confirm that it happens in XFCE-4 (both
> 4.2 and 4.4) under FreeBSD, nothing else.  :)
> Upgrading to beta2 or beta3 should make you happy in this regard.
> > Another thing
> > I have noticed with 2.3.1 is that it doesn't remember state of last
> > size when opening, i.e. sometimes opens maximized while others restores
> > to last open size.  Bummer.
> Sorry, but I don't see this behavior here.

I subsequently notice Firefox doing same so guessing it's most likely an
Xfce-4.4 issue.

> > Of course Sylpheed is usually so solid from
> > release to release that I didn't even bother with a -b to
> > portupgrade... 
> Perhaps you'd want to look at ports-mgmt/portdowngrade, in your ports tree,
> and downgrade your Sylpheed (or jump to beta2 or beta3, without using the
> ports).

Will wonders never cease in the FBSD ports tree... I've been using FBSD
since 2.x days and wasn't aware of this port.  Thanks for pointing it

> Updating the mail/sylphee2-devel port depends on whether Hiroyuki plans to
> release Sylpheed 2.4.0 or beta4.  :)

Seems to be on a pretty rapid dev cycle on the way to 2.4 stable:)  I
can live with current behavior for a few days now that I know it's not
Xfce related.

Thanks much for your insights.


Best regards,

Ken Gunderson

"The course of history shows that as a government grows, liberty 
decreases."  (Thomas Jefferson)

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