[libvirt PATCH 08/31] docs: drop %.png: %.fig rule

Daniel P. Berrangé berrange at redhat.com
Thu Jul 9 14:59:14 UTC 2020

On Thu, Jul 02, 2020 at 02:25:06PM +0200, Pavel Hrdina wrote:
> convert bin is part of ImageMagick package and uses uniconvertor to
> create png file from fig files.
> Unfortunately uniconvertor is python2 only and not available in most
> recent distributions which makes the convert command fail with:
> sh: uniconvertor: command not found
> /usr/bin/mv: cannot stat '/tmp/magick-1397138DRT8Pzx4Qmoc.svg': No such file or directory
> convert: delegate failed `'uniconvertor' '%i' '%o.svg'; /usr/bin/mv '%o.svg' '%o'' @ error/delegate.c/InvokeDelegate/1958.
> convert: unable to open file `/tmp/magick-1397138S8ARueJXLXkc': No such file or directory @ error/constitute.c/ReadImage/605.
> convert: no images defined `docs/migration-managed-direct.png' @ error/convert.c/ConvertImageCommand/3226.
> It looks like that there are plans to somehow port uniconvertor into
> python3 but as part of different project color-picker but the job is
> far from complete.

FYI i would support replacing the .fig files in git with .svgs
which will avoid the extra conversion step. The .fig stuff is just
too anachronistic to be worth worrying about. 

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