Bug 227524 - App icons can't be GIFs
App icons can't be GIFs
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: eclipse (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ben Konrath
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Reported: 2007-02-06 12:14 EST by Owen Taylor
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 3.2.2-1.fc6
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Last Closed: 2007-02-21 16:52:33 EST
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Description Owen Taylor 2007-02-06 12:14:50 EST
In the eclipse-platform package:


Is a symlink to 


This *may* happen to work with the GNOME menus, but:

 A) It's not legitimate to give something a .png extension that is actually a gif
 B) The icon spec doesn't allow GIFs... icons must be PNG, XPM, or SVG
Comment 1 Ben Konrath 2007-02-06 12:41:28 EST
Thanks for pointing this out. I'm working on an update for fc6 this week and
I'll  include a fix for this. I'll also try to get them to use pngs upstream but
I suspect I won't get any traction.
Comment 2 Ben Konrath 2007-02-21 16:52:33 EST
This is fixed in the upcoming 3.2.2-1.fc6 update. Thanks.

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