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Re: [patch #7692] Gui Documentation / Online Help

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: [patch #7692] Gui Documentation / Online Help
Date: Tue, 20 Dec 2011 10:22:38 -0800
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John Darrington <address@hidden> writes:

> On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 09:51:22PM -0800, Ben Pfaff wrote:
>      I like the approach and the idea very much.
>      The new dependency on gmake is a bit frustrating.  I think that
>      $(patsubst %.xwd,%.eps,$(doc_pspp_images)) can be portably
>      written as $(doc_pspp_images:.xwd=.eps) but I don't see a good
>      way to avoid the "export" directive.  Oh well (but we should at
>      least document the requirement).
> Yes.  This patch also requires Imagemagick to be installed.  If my
> idea of autogenerating the screenshots works out, it'll also require
> xfvb and a few other things too.

I guess that we should include the images in the Git repository
to make PSPP easier to build.  Then, only users who modify the
GUI themselves will need the tools.

> So maybe we should start a seperate branch to do this?

That sounds reasonable.
Ben Pfaff

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