HEADS UP: GNOME 2.14 being merged into the tree

eoghan freebsd at redry.net
Mon May 1 19:38:09 UTC 2006

Vladimir Grebenschikov wrote:
> В пн, 01/05/2006 в 12:20 -0400, Joe Marcus Clarke пишет:
>> On Mon, 2006-05-01 at 17:15 +0200, Michael Nottebrock wrote:
>>> michael johnson schrieb:
>>>>> ahze@ seems to have fixed the note in UPDATING for it, although I'm not
>>>>> sure it's enough. At least x11/kdelibs wants mDNSResponder, and if
>>>>> avahi is already installed the dependencies will be recorded
>>>>> incorrectly. I've already informed kde@
>>>> We're working on a fix. Either we will disable mDNSResponder in avahi
>>> Yes, please.
>>>> or hopefully kde@ will want to use avahi's mDNSResponder.
>>> This wouldn't help the people running into the CONFLICTS right now (the
>>> dependencies are already registered in people's pkgdbs when they do,
>>> changing the kdelibs port won't fix that). We can try to make that work
>>> later.
>>> Also ... seriously, do you guys even check just what is depending on the
>>> things you're setting CONFLICTS with? I really was not expecting to see
>>> anybody pull a fam->gamin again so soon.
>> We tested this change as we do all GNOME development versions.  In the
>> past, GNOME/KDE conflicts were quickly brought to light by our testers.
>> It seems that this time around, we did not have anyone trying GNOME 2.14
>> with KDE on the same machine.  I was rather shocked myself to learn
>> about this and the xpdf/poppler conflict so late.
> Both problems was reported before here:
>                               From: 
> Vladimir Grebenschikov
> <vova at fbsd.ru>
>                             Sender: 
> vova at fbsd.ru
>                                 To: 
> Jeremy Messenger <mezz7 at cox.net>
>                                 Cc: 
> Tuc at T-B-O-H <ml at t-b-o-h.net>,
> freebsd-gnome at freebsd.org
>                            Subject: 
> Re: Suggested mod for
> gnome_upgradeXXX.sh
>                               Date: 
> Mon, 20 Mar 2006 12:50:23 +0300
> В вс, 19/03/2006 в 11:36 -0600, Jeremy Messenger пишет:
>> We will be no longer need gnome_upgradeXXX.sh in the future version
> of  
>> GNOME. Bless to the ltverhack that fix libtool bug. Upgrade GNOME 2.12
> to  
>> 2.14 (still in MC) was a lot easier than any previous version, which
> it  
>> can be done with portupgrade now. About four to five steps to do it.  
>> Here's what I did with GNOME 2.12 to 2.14:
>>       pkgdb -Ff (need for gst stuff)
>>       portupgrade -f -o net/avahi howl-\*
>>       portupgrade -a
>>       portupgrade -f -o x11/gnome-screensaver xscreensaver-gnome-\*
>> The steps might be change if there is any better. Like might be best
> to  
>> follow UPDATING before do the portupgrade -a.
> First of all thanks for good work.
> Unfortunately, I've do this upgrade before above suggestion, so I was
> forced to find the solution with howl -> avahi by myself.
> Also there is one more conflict of this kind:
> evinice requires poppler, but poppler conflicts with already installed
> xpdf:
> ===>  Installing for poppler-0.5.1
> ===>  poppler-0.5.1 conflicts with installed package(s): 
>       xpdf-3.01_2
>       They install files into the same place.
>       Please remove them first with pkg_delete(1).
> *** Error code 1
> Stop in /usr/ports/graphics/poppler.
> *** Error code 1

Regarding poppler...
Is this a requirement for a successful gnome 2.14 upgrade? Mine is 
running at the moment, and this did fail...

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