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From: "Paweł Hajdan, Jr." <phajdan.jr@g.o>
Subject: Re: www-client/chromium icon theme dependencies, help needed
Date: Wed, 02 Mar 2011 09:31:47 +0100
Does anyone else want to comment on this?

On 2/25/11 5:43 PM, Mike Gilbert wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 9:42 AM, "Paweł Hajdan, Jr."
> <phajdan.jr@g.o> wrote:
>> Portage obviously doesn't know which DE the user is running (multiple
>> DE's may be installed on the system), so I don't see a way to create
>> "foolproof" dependencies.
>>
>> The two approaches I'm thinking about are:
>>
>> a) Drop any icon themes from RDEPEND, tell the user in pkg_postinst
>> about possible choices.
>>
>> b) Add "kde" to IUSE, and then kde? ( kde-base/oxygen-icons ) !kde ( all
>> || the || rest ) to RDEPEND.
>>
>> What do you think? Do you have some better ideas?
> 
> Option (a) sounds good to me. Maybe you could add something to the FAQ
> section on the project page so it will show up in Google search
> results.

Thank you for the feedback, that sounds like a good idea.

> Chromium should really have some generic fallback icon to use when it
> can't find an icon for a given mime type. A broken image icon is less
> than ideal for that. I guess that would be an upstream issue though.

Feel free to file an upstream bug. It might also be an issue with
xdg-utils, I'm not quite sure how that works.

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