Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: remove themes from svn builds?
Re: remove themes from svn builds?
From: Simon M. <simon.me_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2007 17:32:26 +0200
The problem I see with this:
Themes are special for each player, so we would have an "extras"
package for every player, not one package for all, like it is now.
And a nicer default theme is a must, because people who want to check
out Rockbox are (normally) not willing to install extras just to test
-- Simon (Rincewind) On 4/15/07, Dominik Riebeling <dominik.riebeling_at_gmail.com> wrote: > Hi, > > the topic just came up on irc: > Currently we ship a couple of default themes but do not include the > needed fonts for space reasons. This way we have some half state: we > don't have no themes shipped, but we don't ship complete themes > either. One idea to overcome this was to include the fonts needed for > the shipped themes. But as UniCatcher requires unifont which is rather > large (~1.3MiB) I don't think this is a good option. > > I rather think we should remove all themes from the svn builds and > rename the fonts package to "extras" package (or something similar) > that includes fonts and themes -- they also don't change too often so > I think it's sensible providing them as separate download. It also > scraps of some bytes off the download archive and makes updating > faster (at least on my player extracting the small files the themes > use takes a while because of the slowness of the disk). > > We could also make the archived builds fullzip archives which include > both themes and fonts. That way older builds would always include > compatible themes in case the syntax changes. > > What do you think? > > - Dominik >Received on 2007-04-15