Bug 237926 - App icons can't be GIFs
Summary: App icons can't be GIFs
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: eclipse (Show other bugs)
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Version: 5.0
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Alexander Kurtakov
QA Contact: desktop-bugs@redhat.com
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Depends On: 237927
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2007-04-26 06:04 UTC by Ben Konrath
Modified: 2013-03-11 19:41 UTC (History)
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Description Ben Konrath 2007-04-26 06:04:06 UTC
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #227524 +++

In the eclipse-platform package:

 /usr/share/icons/hicolor/32x32/apps/eclipse.png

Is a symlink to 

  ../../../../eclipse/plugins/org.eclipse.platform_3.2.1/eclipse32.gif

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
     (http://freedesktop.org/wiki/Standards/icon-theme-spec)

-- Additional comment from bkonrath@redhat.com on 2007-02-06 12:41 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.

-- Additional comment from bkonrath@redhat.com on 2007-02-21 16:52 EST --
This is fixed in the upcoming 3.2.2-1.fc6 update. Thanks.

Comment 1 Ben Konrath 2007-04-26 06:05:54 UTC
There are broken and incorrect symlinks in
/usr/share/icons/hicolor/16x16/apps/eclipse.png and
/usr/share/icons/hicolor/32x32/apps/eclipse.png.

Test For Fix: Ensure that these files are not dead symlinks and that they point
to PNGs rather than GIFs: /usr/share/icons/hicolor/16x16/apps/eclipse.png, 
/usr/share/icons/hicolor/32x32/apps/eclipse.png,
/usr/share/icons/hicolor/48x48/apps/eclipse.png

Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2007-12-03 20:42:17 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for
inclusion, but this component is not scheduled to be updated in
the current Red Hat Enterprise Linux release.  This request will
be reviewed for a future Red Hat Enterprise Linux release.

Comment 3 Alexander Kurtakov 2013-03-11 19:41:39 UTC
RHEL 5 has ended Production Phase 1 and thus only security bugfixes from this point on.


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