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Re: Packaging note: new data file


You will get an error message on starting an application saying the file
can't be opened (and showing the path it's searching for it)

You can dismiss this error message but then you will see no images anywhere:

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On Thu, Mar 11, 2021 at 9:06 AM Adam Wolf <adamwolf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

> Is there a quick test to see if it's working end-to-end?  Something in
> KiCad that'll work only if this is working and is found?
> On Thu, Mar 11, 2021, 7:44 AM Jon Evans <jon@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> As of 18037e2f, a new data file is generated during build that contains
>> image resources for KiCad.
>> This file should be installed to ${KICAD_DATA}/resources/images.tar.gz
>> (So, something like /usr/share/kicad/resources/images.tar.gz on Linux).
>> There is an install target for this in the cmake file now, so this
>> *should* be done automatically, but I wanted to give a heads-up in case any
>> of the nightly packages require manual modification when the build
>> artifacts change.
>> Best,
>> Jon
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