HEADS UP: GNOME 2.14 being merged into the tree

Kay Lehmann kay_lehmann at web.de
Sun Apr 30 15:01:34 UTC 2006

Andy Fawcett wrote:
> On Sunday 30 April 2006 01:21, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
>> At this late stage of the 5.5/6.1 release cycle, it was deemed that
>> none of the packages were going to be rebuilt, so we have been given
>> permission to merge GNOME 2.14 into the ports tree at this time.
>> The first step will be a merge of GStreamer 0.10.  When that is
>> complete, the tree will be locked for the GNOME 2.14 merge.  The good
>> news is that this latest update no longer comes with the shared
>> library change for GLib, GTK+, or any other low-level GNOME
>> component, so upgrading will be much easier.
> Hi,
> Some problems:
> 1. "portupgrade -a" updates gstreamer to 0.10, but not all the plugins 
> seem to have 0.10 versions (gstreamer-plugins-artsd for one). Did this 
> deserve a note in UPDATING?
> 2. gstreamer-plugins-artsd80 has faulty patches, and fails.
> 3. howl has been deprecated to avahi, which conflicts with both howl and 
> mDNSresponder. This means portupgrade -a now fails for me because I 
> have mDNSresponder installed (for KDE I think) and also howl from an 
> earlier gnome. Seems that howl and mDNSresponder never had CONFLICTS 
> set, if I'm reading the Makefiles correctly. This CONFLICTS on 
> mDNSresponder now causes upgrade to fail. Is avahi compatible with 
> mDNSresponder, and if so does this mean we need yet another switch same 
> as we had for gamin/fam earlier?
> Cheers,
> Andy


I had the same problem. It seems to be solved by using the knob 
AVAHI_SLAVE=1 for net/avahi. This removes the conflicts and till now 
there doesn't occure any problems during update.


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