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Gratnite 6.0.0 removed About dialogs #483

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Foxboron opened this issue Apr 1, 2021 · 1 comment
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Gratnite 6.0.0 removed About dialogs #483

Foxboron opened this issue Apr 1, 2021 · 1 comment


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Foxboron commented Apr 1, 2021


  • I have searched the Issues list for open and closed issues and believe this is a unique, currently unreported bug.

Describe the bug

vocal fails to build with granite 6.0.0 because About dialogs have been removed.


To Reproduce

Steps to reproduce the behavior:
Build vocal towards granite 6.0.0

Expected behavior

It should build.


[  4%] Generating data/com.github.needleandthread.vocal.gresource.c
/build/vocal/src/vocal-2.4.2/src/MainWindow.vala:419.17-419.41: error: The name `show_about' does not exist in the context of `Vocal.VocalApp'
Command-line option `--thread` is deprecated and will be ignored
Compilation failed: 1 error(s), 0 warning(s)
make[2]: *** [CMakeFiles/com.github.needleandthread.vocal.dir/build.make:231: com.github.needleandthread.vocal_valac.stamp] Error 1
make[1]: *** [CMakeFiles/Makefile2:127: CMakeFiles/com.github.needleandthread.vocal.dir/all] Error 2
make[1]: *** Waiting for unfinished jobs....
[  4%] Built target i18n
make: *** [Makefile:136: all] Error 2

Platform Information

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  • Linux distrubution: Arch Linux
  • OS version: current
  • Desktop environment: N/A

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  • I'm using a different version (please note here) : 2.4.2

Additional context

We have just removed the About dialog from the Arch package until there is an upstream fix.


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This has been fixed with our port to GTK4 and libadwaita (Granite has been dropped as a dependency).

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