Jaunty Artwork Update

Jelle de Jong jelledejong at powercraft.nl
Tue Mar 17 11:10:27 UTC 2009

Jannis Pohlmann wrote:
> On Tue, 17 Mar 2009 10:10:27 +0100
> Jelle de Jong <jelledejong at powercraft.nl> wrote:
>> Lionel Le Folgoc wrote:
>>> On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 07:20:23PM +0100, Jelle de Jong wrote:
>>>> Cody A.W. Somerville wrote:
>>>>> 2009/3/16 Vincent <mailinglists at vinnl.nl
>>>>> <mailto:mailinglists at vinnl.nl>>
>>>>>     Thanks for all your hard work :)
>>>>>     I tried the GDM theme here on Intrepid but it didn't work (it
>>>>> just displayed a default theme), but that might be because it's
>>>>> Intrepid...
>>>>>     Anyway, I had some concerns regarding shipping stuff after the
>>>>>     release. Does that mean that people's themes will be changed
>>>>> with a normal system update? I can very well imagine people not
>>>>>     appreciating this.
>>>>> It won't happen ;)
>>>>>     Also, perhaps it would be better to ship it with Karmic
>>>>> anyway so we then have a really polished updated desktop and
>>>>> generate some buzz with that ;-)
>>>>>     -- 
>>>>>     Vincent
>>>> I would also like to come with a request regarding the packaging
>>>> of the icons, gtk theme, gdm artwork, usplash etcetera. Can we
>>>> please package all these items separately [...]
>>> This can probably be done for karmic. But please file a bug report
>>> against xubuntu-artwork, otherwise it's going to be forgotten...
>>>> [...] and also upload theme to debian upstream. Then
>>>> create a virtual package special for this xubuntu release and have
>>>> the necessary other packages as dependencies. This way the artwork
>>>> can also be used by other distributions, especially for icons, gkt
>>>> themes and usplash this would be very much appreciated.
>>> I fail to see the point in uploading xubuntu-* to Debian for
>>> example: this is really xubuntu-specific, and not really applicable
>>> to Debian‽
>>> Indeed, icons and gtk+ themes should be packaged separately, in
>>> their own package (gtk-engines-* and gnome-icon-theme-*), as they
>>> are not xubuntu-specific at all.
>> Done, see:
>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xubuntu-artwork/+bug/344130
>> And I did not mean the xubuntu-* to be uploaded to debian upstream :-)
>> But i was revering to the individual artwork and then make a xubuntu-*
>> package that depends on them and keep this package in the ubuntu
>> repository, this way the individual artwork packages will be
>> available in other distributions.
> AFAIK, this is not possible for Jaunty anymore because we've passed the
> deadline for new modules to be added. So unless I'm mistaken this has
> to wait until after Jaunty.

Yes I now it was already said this would be for karmic, i am fine with
this as long as progress is made :-D

Best regards,


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