In upgrading Gnome-1.4 to Gnome-2.2, what about already
installed Gnome apps?
Joe Marcus Clarke
marcus at marcuscom.com
Wed Apr 23 10:15:54 PDT 2003
On Wed, 2003-04-23 at 13:07, Stacey Roberts wrote:
> I've come to the end of my time with Gnome-1.4 on one of my boxes,
> and its time to get this box onto Gnome-2.2.
> This box, however, has been my main workstation since FreeBSD 4.3-Rel,
> and I've got Gnome applications that were installed since before Gnome-2
> was released, and I'm not entirely certain whether or not I could simply
> upgraded to Gnome-2.2 and not have to "do anything" for these already
> installed Gnome-1 ports. Specifically, these are:
> Needless to say there *are* others, as well as dependencies that I've
> not mentioned here.
> I've read the FAQ and docs, but haven't found one that addresses this
> issue explicitly. Could I really simply, as the FAQ says:
> " make sure your GNOME 1.4 ports are up-to-date, then remove the
> following GNOME 1.4 packages from the system:
> After those packages are removed, you can build GNOME 2.2 per the
> instructions listed above"?
Yep, it's more or less that simple. You should also read the GNOME 2
release notes for any other gotchas.
> Thanks for the time.
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