crystal icons to hicolour for external applications

Jonathan Riddell jr at
Tue Jun 7 00:57:53 BST 2005

On Mon, Jun 06, 2005 at 07:58:45PM +0100, Richard Smith wrote:
> On Monday 06 June 2005 16:56, Jonathan Riddell wrote:
> > Should KDE applications not released with the main KDE (KOffice,
> > extragear and everything outside KDE SVN) install icons to hicolour?
> >
> > This would be incase KDE changes its default icon theme from Crystal.
> > Applications inside KDE would be fine because we can rename those
> > along with the KDE schedule but applications outside KDE's release
> > schedule would find themselves without any icons if the user installed
> > a KDE version that had a new icon theme as the default one.
> Could we instead install the crystal icons as crystal, and do some 
> automake/unsermake magic to automatically create a symlink pointing at the 
> crystal icon if the corresponding hicolor icon doesn't exist?

Maybe, but it wouldn't achieve anything over just installing in
hicolour, and it would be move complex.

Jonathan Riddell

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