problems with fresh gnome-2.8.1 installation
mezz7 at cox.net
Fri Nov 12 14:20:54 PST 2004
On Fri, 12 Nov 2004 15:40:50 -0600, Jeremy Messenger <mezz7 at cox.net> wrote:
> On Fri, 12 Nov 2004 17:35:58 -0300, Fernan Aguero
> <fernan at iib.unsam.edu.ar> wrote:
>> +----[ Michael Johnson <ahze at ahze.net> (12.Nov.2004 16:50):
>> | On Nov 12, 2004, at 2:39 PM, Fernan Aguero wrote:
>> | >Excuse me but ... what is marcuscom? a machine you test
>> | >gnome on? I mean not the building of gnome but actually
>> | >using it?
>> | http://www.freebsd.org/gnome/docs/develfaq.html#q3
>> I see. Now regarding the recommendation to add things to
>> /etc/make.conf, are these flags safe to be used _globally_?
> Yes, safe but will make binary bigger and might slow down the apps. I
> have a fast machine, so I can't tell the difference of speed for with
> and without debug. This is only useful if you have apps that crash and
> etc, so you can get the backtraces from gdb and send it to developers or
> mailing list.
> Mergeant/gnome-database libraries in development version at marcuscom
> (ports module) are more stable and work better, but it is still buggy.
> Yes, I am talking about run them. ;-)
>> Would this affect building world, kernel and other ports?
> Yes, I usually disable them when I do the buildworld/kernel. All my
> ports have been compiled with the debug, because I always use the
> development version.
>> Also, in the develfaq it is mentioned that Gnome has stable
>> and development versions ... what do these look like in
>> marcuscom? ports-stable and ports-experimental?
> ports-stable is empty; it's for when the ports tree freeze.
> ports-experimental should be gone soon or already by repo from
> ports-experimental to ports. The ports is bleeding edge/development, so
> it will have GNOME 2.9 soon, a unstable version.
>> Now, I'd like to have evolution working (see my previous
>> post) ... is there any experimental work on this port? I
>> don't see anything in ports-experimental/mail ...
> Because, there is no tarball of development version for evolution yet if
> I am not mistake. I didn't check on evolution and I don't use it too.
I am wrong about this, I just checked in ftp-release-list in my Inbox and
it has evolution 2.1.0 for GNOME 2.9..
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