application icon locations and cache update

Tom Lane tgl at
Tue Dec 6 14:44:56 UTC 2011

Kevin Kofler <kevin.kofler at> writes:
> Tom Lane wrote:
>> * Fri Jun 13 2008 Tom Lane <tgl at> 2.2.12-8
>> - Install icons in /usr/share/pixmaps, not /usr/share/icons as this
>> package has historically done; the former is considered correct.
>> Digging further, the reason I changed it is because Red Hat's rpmdiff
>> tool whinged about the previous placement.  Somebody is not on the right
>> page here.

> If you dumped the icons directly into the toplevel of /usr/share/icons, 
> that's most definitely NOT compliant with the icon theme spec, and that'll 
> explain why the tool complained about it.

Doh.  The rpmdiff warning is a bit badly phrased and underdocumented,
then :-(

			regards, tom lane

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