On Tue, Dec 01, 2009 at 05:34:52PM +0100, Guus Sliepen wrote: > On Tue, Dec 01, 2009 at 03:03:37PM +0100, Mathieu Malaterre wrote: > > > Just for reference. Some package (such as vtk-doc) became very large > > due to a minor change in doxygen/dot. Now PNG files are generated > > using cairo which by default is doing antialiasing. Using : > > > > dot -Tpng:gd output.png input.dot > > > > force the use of libgd to create the png file. The file size was > > reduced by a factor of 10 on the small experiments I played with. > > > > There is currently no easy way to update doxygen script to use this > > trick (*). DD & DM have to resort hacking the DOT_PATH and have a fake > > DOT script calling dot with the proper parameter. > > Perhaps it is better to generate SVG files? This will preserve the anti-aliased > look, scale much better, and is probably even smaller than non-anti-aliased > PNG. Definitely. I was just about to suggest the same thing. I think the only requirement this might not satisfy is clickable links in the image (can you do the equivalent of image maps with SVG images?) Regards, Roger -- .''`. Roger Leigh : :' : Debian GNU/Linux http://people.debian.org/~rleigh/ `. `' Printing on GNU/Linux? http://gutenprint.sourceforge.net/ `- GPG Public Key: 0x25BFB848 Please GPG sign your mail.
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