Bug#530696: kdebase-runtime really does need Oxygen icons
On Mon, 01 Jun 09 01:48, Sune Vuorela wrote:
> On Monday 01 June 2009 00:58:25 Ben Klein wrote:
> > 2009/6/1 Josh Metzler <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > > severity 530696 wishlist
> > > tags 530696 + wontfix
> > > thanks
> > >
> > > The main reason the Oxygen icon set is so much bigger than many others is
> > > that it is the only one containing a complete set of icons. It is used
> > > as a backup in case the selected icon set is missing an icon. If you
> > > were to install one of the smaller icon sets and remove kde-icons-oxygen,
> > > you would likely have many missing icons.
> > I still think it's unnecessarily large and a packaging error.
> > kdebase-runtime should depend on a virtual package that can be
> > provided by other, complete icon themes when they become available.
> We can easy revisit it the day there is a complete alternate icon set.
> I really think though, that the fallback icon theme should be present always,
> else you might get weird questionmarks in all sorts of applications.
And for what it'ss worth, the icons will not be small, but a lot smaller
one 4.3 is out. The reason is, that the .svgz-files will not be
armin@bluefire:~/tmp/oxygen-icons-4.2.85/debian$ du -hs kde-icons-oxygen
$ aptitude show kde-icons-oxygen | grep Size
Uncompressed Size: 85.7M