Common gotchas upgrading from 4.0 -> 4.2
Brian J. Tarricone
bjt23 at cornell.edu
Wed Nov 3 21:34:03 CET 2004
On 11/03/04 12:31, Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
> On 11/03/04 12:19, Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
> > On 11/03/04 21:32, Jasper Huijsmans wrote:
> > > Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
> > > ...
> > > >
> > > >1) include a small .svg icon with libxfcegui4 that gets installed in a
> > > >known
> > > >location, and try to open it on XfceIconTheme's class_init(). if it fails,
> > > >we don't have SVG support.
> > > >
> > >
> > > Very cunning. I considered validating icons, but rejected it because of
> > > obvious performance issues. I like this. Should be 100% accurate,
> > > shouldn't it?
> > yeah. i just coded up a patch for it, actually. compiling and testing
> > now...
> and here's the patch. apply in xfce4/lbixfcegui4 with -p0. i just yanked
> xfce-unknown.svg from rodent; presumably someone will make a tiny SVG
> icon that takes up little space and loads quicker.
> it's compile tested, and i killed xfdesktop remotely and started it in my
> ssh session, and it printed that SVG was enabled (i'm on my win2k box at
> work). beyond that, i don't know. if it correctly detects no SVG support
> and disables it, and we're still missing icons, then those are XfceIconTheme
> bugs i need to fix.
p.s. you need to run autogen.sh!
p.p.s. also, i know i usually put patches on my webserver instead of
attaching; here it is if that's more convenient:
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