gnome2 build failure

James Riendeau jtriende at
Fri Apr 21 15:32:55 UTC 2006

How are you trying to build gnome2?  Through the /usr/ports  
collection using make?  Portmanager or portinstall?  If possible it's  
best to use pkg_add -r gnome2-fifth-toe.  Then run pkg_add -r  
gnome2.  If found fifth-toe is missing a few essential dependences  
that the gnome2 package takes care of.  You better run script /var/ 
tmp/gnome-install.log, then exit when your finished, to save the  
output of those processes as there are instructions you will want to  
follow to make sure gnome works smoothly.  GTK is the gimp tool kit.   
You can find it under the ports collection at /usr/ports/x11-toolkits/ 
gtk20.  Be sure to checkout the freebsd gnome page:

There is a script available there if you are upgrading gnome as well  
as a good FAQ to help with troubles.

James Riendeau
MMI Computer Support Technician
1300 University Ave
Rm. 436, Dept. of MedMicro
Madison, WI  53706

Phone: (608) 262-3351
After-hours Phone: (608) 260-2696
Fax: (608) 262-8418
Email: jtriende at

On Apr 21, 2006, at 8:23 AM, J. W. Ballantine wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm trying to build gnome2, and it's failing in totem-gstreamer with
> /usr/X11R6/lib/ undefined reference to
> `g_intern_static_string'
> during the build of rhythmbox.
> I've tried to find where is built, but haven't had
> any luck.  Could someone point me to where it is built, or better,
> a location which provides which ports build/install what?
> thanks
> Jim Ballantine
> _______________________________________________
> freebsd-gnome at mailing list
> To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-gnome- 
> unsubscribe at"

More information about the freebsd-gnome mailing list