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Re: Bug#385026: Possible workaround to this bug

[this is just a "are we sure that what we're doing is necessary" mail]

Attilio Fiandrotti wrote:
> Josselin Mouette wrote:
>> Le jeudi 12 octobre 2006 à 10:19 +0200, Attilio Fiandrotti a écrit :
>>> I really suggest including the clearlooks engine into the gtkdfb udeb
>>> right now, test it and make sure it works correctly in the case this
>>> bugs couldn't be fixed in time for RC1.
>> In all cases this would have to be a different udeb, as clearlooks is
>> included in the gtk2-engines source.
>> It also means revamping the gtk2-engines build process so it's not
>> trivial, but certainly feasible.
> My idea was including clearlooks engine dfb flavour into
> libgtk-directfb-2.0-0-udeb package.
> I know this is not very clean, but as a temporary solution, given also
> the time of the release we are , could be an acceptable solution.
> Something similar [1] was also done to provide the g-i the dfbinfo tool.

I have seen that Denis Barbier was able to apply the hicontrast theme to
G-I just fine without the engine. Is the engine really necessary? (I
never understood what is the pupose of those, so I could use some light
on the subject).

"Imagination is more important than knowledge" A.Einstein

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