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Bug#459352: please provide 640x480 TGA version of debian-blueish-wallpaper.svg for GRUB

On Sun, Jan 06, 2008 at 01:16:09AM +0100, Martin Braure de Calignon wrote:
> > > I'm really not sure that you're patch should be against desktop-base....
> > > Grub could not be installed so why adding it there ?
> > 
> > Where else?  desktop-base provides that image.  It's logical if the image
> > needs to be converted it's done in either its debian/rules or its postinst
> > (my patch does the latter).
> > 
> > Also, this feature is not useful to GRUB users that aren't running a desktop
> > at all.  So it fits well with desktop-base's current functionality (i.e. if
> > desktop-base is installed, you get Debian theming in all parts of Debian).
> Ok. So next step is for adding this image for grub by default. Does
> grub2 is now the default on debian ? I'm using grub.

No, and it's not ready yet.  But it's progressing rapidly, and we hope it'll
be in time for lenny.

> >   - desktop-base is already the default for desktop installs.  This means that
> >     if desktop-base provides this image, and GRUB is adapted to detect it
> >     and enable it when possible, desktop users will get background image as
> >     default, without bothering non-desktop users with questions, or desktop
> >     users with extra setup.
> I fully agree with you. Sorry for the previous mail, I misunderstood.

No problem.  I'm always happy to discuss things.

> So we probably need to fill a wishlist bug on grub to make it adapted to
> this behaviour.

No need; when desktop-base provides the requested image, I'll adapt grub2
myself (I'm one of the debian maintainers).

Robert Millan

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