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Re: Bug#385026: Possible workaround to this bug

Le jeudi 12 octobre 2006 à 17:47 +0300, Eddy Petrișor a écrit :
> [this is just a "are we sure that what we're doing is necessary" mail]
> Attilio Fiandrotti wrote:
> > 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'm afraid this is not possible. The engine will be in a new package.

> 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).

If the bug is in the default engine, the engine is necessary.

Also, applying the highcontrast theme without the corresponding engine
leads to something less readable than what you get with the engine meant
for that.

BTW, if you need the highcontrast engine as well, it should be possible
now Loïc is building a gtk2-engines-udeb package.
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