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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 1/3] ui: install logo icons to $prefix/share/ico

From: Gerd Hoffmann
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 1/3] ui: install logo icons to $prefix/share/icons
Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 11:19:57 +0100
User-agent: NeoMutt/20180716


> > How did you create the png files?
> > Can you drop a script or Makefile for that into the ui/icons directory?
> I used GIMP so that it created high quality antialiased pngs.

Ok, so that'll be hardly scriptable.
A short README will do then I guess.

> > Should we commit them to git, or generate at build time?
> > Is the tool used something we can expect to be installed?
> I tried using ImageMagick to convert SVG to PNG but the results
> were really poor compared to GIMP - very fuzzy. Running with
> -verbose I can see it is invoking inkscape to atually do the
> conversion, and it tells inkscape to export a small image which
> it then resizes, hence the quality loss.

Tried to call inkscape directly?
Having something scriptable would be nice.
But I'm fine with a README saying gimp gives good results too.

> The icons are small enough that we shouldn't really worry about
> having pre-rendered icons in GIT IMHO. They're not ever going to
> change unless we replace our logo again.

And inkscape as package build dependency wouldn't be nice either.


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