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From: "Paweł Hajdan
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] www-client/chromium icon theme dependencies, help needed
Date: Wed, 02 Mar 2011 08:32:49
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] www-client/chromium icon theme dependencies, help needed by Mike Gilbert
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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