RFC: Restructuring GNOME meta-ports
Joe Marcus Clarke
marcus at FreeBSD.org
Mon Jan 5 19:06:32 PST 2004
On Mon, 2004-01-05 at 21:16, Jeremy Messenger wrote:
> On Mon, 5 Jan 2004 20:50:49 -0500, Adam Weinberger <adamw at FreeBSD.org>
> >>> (01.05.2004 @ 1843 PST): Joe Marcus Clarke said, in 1.9K: <<
> >> I was thinking maybe we should borrow something from garnome seeing as
> >> since they've borrowed practically everything from us already ;-) (the
> >> ports system, that is). What if we restructured the GNOME meta-ports to
> >> look something like this:
> >> x11/gnome2 (leave it the way it is)
> >> x11/gnome2-lite (leave it the way it is)
> > I would rather see an x11/gnome2-desktop port, and have x11/gnome2 be a
> > metaport for the Whole Damn Thing. Or, well... I think there should be a
> > meta meta port.
> Or, opposite? x11/gnome2-desktop have the Whole Damn Thing. I think,
> x11/gnome2 should be stick to what www.gnome.org has.
> > Also, I think that gnome2-lite could also perhaps be made to be a meta
> > meta port.
> >> x11/gnome2-fifth-toe (Will consist of the following):
> >> graphics/gthumb2 news/pan2 net/gnomeicu2
> >> x11-toolkits/gnome-themes-extras sysutils/gkrellm
> >> graphics/gimp-devel www/bluefish-devel
> >> net/tsclient graphics/sodipodi
> graphics/inkscape is doing a lot better than graphics/sodipodi now, so
> should be either add or replace imo.
Yes, of course. I forgot we had a port of inkscape. That could also go
into the Fifth Toe.
> > I'd like to see maybe an entertainment category. Totem, rhythmbox,
> > xchat2, gossip, gnomeicu2, etc. Maybe a systemtools category that
> > contains gftp, gnomenetwork, etc. Dunno where all of this leaves gkrellm
> > and gdesklets, but I think that they should be in the same category.
> > Besides, gdesklets seems to be becoming more popular than gkrellm2,
> > development of which seems to have slowed to a halt.
> I couldn't see how gkrellm can be part of Gnome, so I am disagree for
> gkrellm to be part of Gnome's meta port.
It was part of the garnome package. If we don't like, we can axe it.
> Anyway, it won't be easy to make that kind of decision...too many apps..
> > # Adam
> > --
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Joe Marcus Clarke
FreeBSD GNOME Team :: gnome at FreeBSD.org
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