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Author[edit | edit source]

Christopher Bratusek / Michal Jaegermann

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

Fix mxflat theme installation, by installing themes as gzip'ed tarball. (Patch by Michal Jaegermann, update for applying against trunk by me)

Patch testing[edit | edit source]

  1. Copy/paste the patch listed below into some file, eg. TEST.diff.
  2. If you don't have sawfish sources yet, have one, as described get it from GIT repo.
  3. Go into the directory where sawfish sources reside, eg. cd sawfish
  4. Test if the patch applies cleanly with this command:
    patch -p1 --ignore-whitespace --dry-run < TEST.diff
    in case of problems try also: -p0 or -p2
  5. If it applies cleanly, then remove the --dry-run from above command and run it again, otherwise ask on the mailing list.
  6. Compile sawfish: ./ && make
  7. Install it for testing, but it depends on your linux distribution.
    1. It is always better to install sawfish as your distribution package, but it is different for each distribution.
    2. So you may try make install, which will install sawifish in /usr/local/share/sawfish/ (if you have write access). But then make sure that you run the correct version and delete it from that directory afterwards, to avoid any conflicts.
  8. Se also

PS: edit this template if you feel that those instructions can be improved.

Patch[edit | edit source]

Index: themes/
--- themes/	(Revision 4307)
+++ themes/	(Arbeitskopie)
@@ -47,10 +47,10 @@
 install : all installdirs
 	for d in $(THEMES); do \
 	  rm -rf $(DESTDIR)$(themedir)/$$d; \
-	  mkdir $(DESTDIR)$(themedir)/$$d; \
 	  for f in $(srcdir)/$$d/*; do \
 	    if [ $$f != $(srcdir)/$$d/CVS ]; then \
-	      $(INSTALL_DATA) $$f $(DESTDIR)$(themedir)/$$d; \
+	      ( cd $(srcdir) && tar czf $$d.tar.gz $$d/* ) ; \
+	      $(INSTALL_DATA) $$d.tar.gz $(DESTDIR)$(themedir)/$$d.tar.gz; \
 	    fi \
 	  done \

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