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Re: X colors changing?

On Fri, Jun 22, 2001 at 02:36:56PM +0100, Julian Gilbey wrote:
> It seems to be that the icons in some packages have so many colours
> that they use up the whole colour palette, or something like this.

If you could identify these icons you should file
bug reports for the corresponding packages: the menu manual
at /usr/share/doc/menu/menu.txt.gz states

     Debian package maintainers should ensure that any icons they include
     for use in the debian menus conform to the following points:

     1.   The icons should be in xpm format.

     2.   The icons may not be larger than 32x32 pixels, although smaller
          sizes are ok.

     3.   The icons should use only the 24 colors present in cmap.xpm,
          which comes with the `menu' package.

     4.   The background area of the icon should be transparent, if

Point 3 should ensure that all the icons only use up 24 colors of the

By the way, someone suggested to implement a lintian check for menu
icon.  Does anybody know the current state for this?


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