Log of successful upgrade of GNOME 2.6.x to 2.8

Michael Johnson ahze at ahze.net
Mon Nov 29 12:12:54 PST 2004

On Nov 29, 2004, at 3:04 PM, Bob McDonald wrote:

> I succeeded in upgrading GNOME from 2.6.x to 2.8.  I had some
> difficulties, summarized as follows:
> - problems downloading the source for devel/desktop-file-utils-0.9 
> since
> the primary site was being rebuilt and the Makefile for this port in my
> ports tree didn't include the alternate site

update your ports tree then.

> - x11-fm/nautilus2 failed to build due to an error detected by the
> compiler in the source code: nautilus-image-properties-view.c:134: 
> macro
> 'exif_content_get_value' used with too many (4) args

you need to upgrade graphics/libexif and try again

> - www/mozilla failed to build due to "fetch: libart_lgpl.tar.bz2: local
> modification time does not match remote"

remove distfiles/libart_lgpl.tar.bz2 and try again
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