xffm issues

Jasper Huijsmans jasper at moongroup.com
Tue May 6 12:36:33 CEST 2003

On Tue, 6 May 2003 12:07:07 +0200
Jasper Huijsmans <jasper at moongroup.com> wrote:

> On 05 May 2003 22:02:24 +0200
> Olivier Fourdan <fourdan at xfce.org> wrote:
> ...
> > - installing on a fresh system does not work. xffm complains about
> > the installation ("dude, check your installation" or something like
> > that) but the install was fine (at least from a user point of view) 
> Edscott,
> I see that you moved all your icon themes to xfce4-extras. That
> doesn't work. The xfce4-extras module is supposed to be a repository
> for non-essential additional packages. A bit like a contrib area.
> Obviously, at least one icon theme is essential for xffm, so that
> should be in the xffm package.
> Then, even if you do install the extras, xffm breaks because there is
> no mime.xml file installed.
> I think I can fix the icon stuff, without breaking too much other
> things, if you want. Let me know if I can help,

I see I was wrong, you do install some themes. Perhaps you should popup
a dialog to inform the user no icons were found and choosing another
icon theme may solve the problem.

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