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Re: [PATCH] better GUI and buttons


On 9/9/2011 4:11 AM, fabrizio wrote:
> Dick,
> good morning.
> The patch I submitted does not contain the re-built PNGs after some
> .svg were modified by my, I thought this is what I was supposed to do
> and that is why it is necessary to rebuild the PNGs. If you prefer in
> attachment you can find the same patch for which it is not necessary
> to rebuild the PNG. The patch is however 6.5MB. This I immagine is the
> consecuence of considering PNGs as part of the code.
> I am changing the .svg so I guess that makes me a :PNG maintainer"
> I hope this will help to clear up the misunderstand. If not, please
> advise what to do.
> cheers
> Fabrizio


I rebuilt all the PNGs and included the generated cpp files when I committed
your last patch.  All of the PNGs now have a transparent background which makes
them look much better in the tool bars.  Thanks again both you and Dick for for
efforts on this.


> On Fri, Sep 9, 2011 at 7:10 AM, Dick Hollenbeck <dick@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On 09/08/2011 11:43 AM, fabrizio wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> The following patch implement the following:
>>> - fix icon margins in KiCad program icons
>>> - remove metal background in all icons
>>> - fix some icons here and there (save button is now the standard one)
>>> - fix the icons "pcb calculator" and "bitmap2component" in KiCad
>>> - fixed button image.svg
>>> - fix a building problem in the icon CMakeLists file
>>> - some other minor stuff
>>> after the patch is applied all icons need to be rebuild with:
>> Well this should not technically be true for the following reason:
>> The bitmaps_png/CMakeLists.txt file is designed to allow folks to build Kicad
>> and NOT be PNG maintainers.  This means the PNG images are already built in our
>> source tree as *.cpp files.
>> This means your patch is broken if you think people should be building the
>> cpp_26/*.cpp files.
>> These files are part of the repo, and do not have to be rebuilt, ever, unless
>> you want to be a maintainer.
>> So what is wrong with the patch?
>> 1) it did not include the pre-built *.cpp files, according to your own words.
>> Dick
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