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Something in packaging scripts creates an empty figures folder where it's not present before this packaging.

Where is it?

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I don't use Quickly, but have you looked at your setup.py file? You could also grep your source dir to see where it comes from: grep -Inr "figures" * –  Timo Nov 25 '12 at 18:00
    
I've already grepped. –  int_ua Nov 26 '12 at 15:52
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Almost any GNOME application (maybe GNOME 2) would create such folder with path:

/share/gnome/help/[appname]/C/figures/

... where [appname] is your GNOME application and folder figures can include various graphic files.

Cite from GNOME 2 Development Guide:

For example, if your installation prefix is /opt/gnome , you'll find the original documentation for the GNOME terminal in /opt/gnome/share/gnome/help/ terminal/C and the images for the German documentation for Gnumeric in /opt/ gnome/share/gnome/help/gnumeric/de/figures.

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But what script creates it? Or, alternatively, how can I disable it? –  int_ua Dec 2 '12 at 12:43
    
obviously it depends on what was hidden under wildcard [...] inside this path ... so reasonable question is: How to find APPLICATION with empty folder 'figures' in the common shared GNOME help directory? :) looks at least strange ... that it? –  swift Dec 2 '12 at 13:22
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just I think it isn't Quickly. Or you if you can log your Quickly, then it should to show this a bit more better. In the Quickly it can be some helpDoc generator which make it next or before of building app ... –  swift Dec 2 '12 at 13:48
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This folder is present in the /usr/share/quickly/templates/ubuntu-application/project_root folder which is what I think is copied over when you create a new project. If I remove that directory, when I create a new application with quickly, the help/C/figures directory is no longer there.

EDIT: I goofed... didn't check your path in the title of the question. Sorry, this path isn't removed, when you delete it from the template.

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