artwork split up

Matthias Clasen mclasen at
Wed Sep 26 12:15:56 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-09-26 at 12:15 +0200, Lubomir Kundrak wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-09-26 at 02:36 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> > Matthew Miller wrote:
> > > On Tue, Sep 25, 2007 at 04:17:44PM -0400, Ray Strode wrote:
> > >> redhat-artwork has way too many build requirements and unrelated content.
> > >> I've split it up in a bunch of little packages and filed review
> > >> requests for each one.
> > > 
> > > Hey, cool. I hadn't noticed that was being done. Thanks for the hard work --
> > > this is very helpful.
> > 
> > Yep. Good work. This would potentially help the art team continue to 
> > ship older themes on newer releases since some end users prefer that.
> This is really cool -- I really like the DNA theme, unfortunatelly,
> unlike the gdm theme, its desktop backgrounds are no longer present in
> subsequent redhat-artwork packages. At the first glance none of this
> packages contain it either. It would be really nice if we had packages
> with pictures from older themes. Anyone would package those, or mind if
> I did that?

The old packages should be available in cvs, so anybody with sufficient
interest can take the source, and package up the part he  is interested
in. Using Rays packages as guideline for package naming and spec file
should make this very easy.

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