[Laszlo-dev] delete amazon autopngs?
jgrandy at openlaszlo.org
Wed Nov 15 09:41:54 PST 2006
May I suggest that you look in the laszlo-dev archives on topics like
this before posting? Below is Phill's original message from July 31,
and there has been much traffic on the subject since then.
> I am writing some scripts which can be integrated into the build
> process and will generate .png files for each .swf file in the
> system as a first step towards rasterizing components for use in
> DHTML. I want to be able to keep track of which .png files were
> created manually and are therefore not to be replaced by the
> automated png generator. I had some baroque thoughts about managing
> a database pf pathnames. Then I thought to put the generated .png
> files in a special (automatically generated) subdirectory of the
> directory in which the swf appears (legals/.../autopng). The
> compiler would look for a hand-generated or approved .png in the
> same directory as the swf. Then, if there is none, the compiler
> would look for a png in the autopng subdirectory. Max suggested it
> might be better to name the files resourcename.swf.png to show they
> were autogenerated, and avoid creating unnecessary subdirectories,
> but to me it seems that parsing and tracking the double file type
> is more complicated than just putting the autogenerated files in a
> separate subdirectory. Thoughts?
On Nov 15, 2006, at 6:05 AM, John Sundman wrote:
> I thought that I had missed some new image format (autopng), but a
> little googling seems to indicate that autopng's are a Laszlo-ism.
> I'm confused, however, as to whether they're a tool that needs to
> be explained to people moving over to Legals for DHTML, or whether
> they're merely an artifact of our own interal processes.
> Any light on this would be appreciated.
> On Nov 15, 2006, at 8:32 AM, P T Withington wrote:
>> I think autopng should refuse to autopng anything with more than
>> 3-4 frames. Make the developer think about what they really want.
>> On 2006-11-15, at 01:11 EST, Benjamin Shine wrote:
>>> We're carrying around 10 mb of unused images and 10 mb of svn
>>> info about the unused images for the amazon demo; see evidence at
>>> end of message. I want to clear this out before we make legals-b1
>>> http://www.openlaszlo.org/jira/browse/LPP-2938 shows that the
>>> amazon demo is scheduled to be fixed for Legals B2.
>>> I propose either
>>> 1) delete amazon autopngs from legals-b1 branch but don't touch
>>> amazon autopngs in legals branch
>>> 2) delete amazon autopngs from legals branch, carry that deletion
>>> into autopngs, and do a stopgap measure to stop using the
>>> resources which become many frames of autopngs. That's what I did
>>> for calendar.
>>> Jim? Mamye?
>>> [ben at linux-builder amazon]$ cd /home/ben/src/svn/openlaszlo/
>>> [ben at linux-builder amazon]$ du -k . | sort -n | tail -10
>>> 12 ./images/.svn/text-base
>>> 924 ./images/autoPng/.svn/prop-base
>>> 924 ./images/autoPng/.svn/props
>>> 924 ./images/autoPng/.svn/wcprops
>>> 1604 ./images/.svn
>>> 10548 ./images/autoPng/.svn/text-base
>>> 13448 ./images/autoPng/.svn
>>> 23992 ./images/autoPng26108 ./images
>>> 26516 .
>>> That's disk usage in kilobytes for the directory listed and its
>>> contents, sorted from lowest to highest, selecting only the
>>> highest 10 results. Run that same command from $LPS_HOME for big
>>> benjamin shine
>>> software engineer
>>> ben at laszlosystems.com
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