Gnome 2.8

piotr.smyrak at piotr.smyrak at
Thu Jan 13 10:52:39 PST 2005

On Thu, 13 Jan 2005 10:20:48 -0500, Jamie Richard Rytlewski wrote
> I have just recently installed FreeBSD 5.3 and was trying 
> to upgrade to Gnome
> 2.8.  I have went through all the upgrade instructions on 
> the sheet and was told the build was fine, but when I 
> start up Gnome, I still get 2.6.2.  I have tried all 
> different ways and no matter what I still get the version 
> 2.6.2.
> I ran the CVSup but everything shows 2.6.2, I was using 
>, should I change that? Like I said,
>  I ran the upgrade script, everything ran fine, I 
> restarted the machine and I still have 2.6.2, the build is 
> 13 January 2005 also.

I presume you got wrong tag in your ports cvsup file. Isn't it 
RELENG_5_3? If so then it fetches all the ports in the state of when 
5.3 was released, and Gnome 2.8 due to freeze didn't hit the tree 
yet. The tag for ports should be a dot, literary "." if you want to 
fetch current upgrades.

 Piotr Smyrak
 piotr.smyrak at

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