On Mon, Jan 2, 2012 at 18:57, Mats Lidell <matsl(a)xemacs.org> wrote:
I did a quick test and I can't get it to work with latest 21.5.
select a new theme the size of the icons change but not the
pixmap. There is no error message that something went wrong.
Thanks for trying it out!
We've only tested with the latest beta release (21.5.31) so I can't rule
out a bug here . However, one thing that I know can cause this problem is
if it doesn't find the icon files. (Perhaps I should throw an error, or at
least send a message if some files are missing.)
Currently it searches `data-directory-path' and a customizable variable,
`theme-icon-search-path' for icons. Each theme we wrote specifies relative
paths from the top repository directory, so adding that path to
theme-icon-search-path should enable it to find them. (For example, on this
computer we would set it to '("/home/steve/icon-themes").)
You may have already done this; if so, I'll see if I can figure out what
else might cause the problem. :)
Another thing you might try is the text-icons theme; those are plain text
stored in the icon-theme-list.el, so any search path problems should be
Steve Mitchell writing now:
it sounds like to me that the icon-files are not being found. It sounds
that way because when it cannot find an icon file, it leaves the last one
in place (so if you have your own custom icons, they do not get
When we run it here, the icon file locations are
then 3 directories under that:
The lisp files, icon-themes.el and icon-themes-list.el are in:
That is working with 21.5.31, installed from source, not patched beyond
In the README we tried to give some short directions where to put things
to try it out, maybe they were not
complete enough. or maybe wrong (grin).
Let us know if that helps,
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