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Re: application for svg to png


my goal is more to move to using the wxBITMAP_PNG macro which would
use real files on osx and some weird resource hybrid on windows and
xpms on the other platforms that don't have a decent option. hence i
need to convert all the files into png

On 31 August 2017 at 06:32, jp charras <jp.charras@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Le 30/08/2017 à 19:48, Simon Wells a écrit :
>> currently cmake is setup to use inkscape and only inkscape for doing
>> the svg to png conversion, on osx at least this is broken (only
>> visibly broken when you enable MAINTAIN_PNGS), its also really slow
>> loading inkscape on osx,
>> I was doing some testing and found that rsvg could easily create
>> comparible files and with some effort likely imagemagick could as
>> well.
>> Would anyone be against switching to rsvg for the conversion?
> Me, because I have some concerns:
> If you are making conversion, this is certainly because you have created a new icon (or modified a
> old one).
> Blindly switching to rsvg is not a good idea.
> Using the available tool (inkscape or other available tool like rsvg) to make a conversion of this
> new icon is of course acceptable.
> However:
> - it is unlikely you recreate the same .cpp files with an other tool, from the same .svg files.
> In other words, the full set of .cpp icons could be updated on master each time a icon is created.
> For me this is already a problem when I recreate these files with a recent Inkscape version.
> I need to revert all modified .cpp files that are created from a not modified .svg file.
> (Remember there are 500 .cpp icon files)
> - I am not thrilled by installing (and learning) many tools just to manage svg icons.
> --
> Jean-Pierre CHARRAS
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