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Re: Bugs in GfxMenu

From: Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko
Subject: Re: Bugs in GfxMenu
Date: Sun, 16 Jan 2011 12:50:30 +0100
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On 01/14/2011 02:02 AM, Matt Sturgeon wrote:
> Another major bug is that GRUB does not load fonts used by themes 
> automatically.
> update-grub or grub-mkconfig should parse the theme configuration file
> (usually theme.txt) referanced by /etc/default/grub and load fonts in
> the directory (and sub-directories) of the theme file.
> Or, better still, fonts could be installed to /usr/share/grub/fonts,
> /boot/grub/fonts or /boot/grub/fonts (depending on the directory
> choosen by GRUB developers, not theme developers/users) and use that
> as a standard directory to store fonts for autoload if called by the
> choosen theme during the process of running update-grub or
> grub-mkconfig.
All fonts in theme directory (the directory containing theme.txt file)
are loaded as long as they have pf2 extension.
> Therefore, there is no neccisessity to place scripts into /etc/grub.d/
> just to have GRUB include fonts.
> On 14 January 2011 00:54, Matt Sturgeon <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Hi, as demonstrated by the attatched screenshots, the following key
>> undesireble behaviour is beeing displayed by gfxmenu in GRUB 1.99:
>> * No icons are beeing printed for Ubuntu (probobly all Operating Systems)
>> * The selected pixmap is beeing drawn at a larger scale than the Boot Menu.
>> * The boxes with pixmaps (Selected, Boot Menu and Terminal) should
>> draw all content within the '_c.png' pixmap, as this is the center or
>> "content" area or the pixmap - this is mainly noticed in the terminal,
>> as the contend is printed OVER the north ('_n.png') pixmap.
>> *  The Terminal prints a black background, even though the '_c.png' is
>> designed to be used as the content-background.
>> Thanks for the good work.
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Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko

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