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Bug#22286: marked as done (fvwm2: menu icons use too many colors in 8-bit mode)

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Subject: fvwm2: menu icons use too many colors in 8-bit mode
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Package: fvwm2
Version: 2.0.46-BETA-3


It is necessary for me to use 8-bit mode and I prefer fvwm2.
However, many packages install menu icons that are very nifty
and colorful.  I would be nice if there was some kind of run-time
method to limit the number of colors available to icons.  I noticed
the programs in /usr/doc/fvwm2 for generating a reduced-color icon
set.  But many of the menu icons have hard coded paths so just changing
the PixmapPath to point to a reduced color set won't work.  Clearly
this is not really fvwm2's fault, but it seems like fvwm2 is where
a work-around would have to go.

For now, I am simply running a sed script that strips out all the icons
in /etc/X11/fvwm2/menudefs.hook.  Perhaps such a script could be run
at postinstall time to generate a 8bit-menudefs.hook file  and the
appropriate menudefs.hook file could be chosen at runtime? 

thanks for listening,

-- System Information
Debian Release: 2.0 (frozen)
Kernel Version: Linux rotsei 2.0.33 #1 Sat Mar 7 22:08:35 MST 1998 i586 unknown

Versions of the packages fvwm2 depends on:
libc6	Version: 2.0.7pre1-4
xlib6g	Version: 3.3.2-4
xpm4g	Version: 3.4j-0.6

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