HEADS UP: GNOME 2.14 being merged into the tree

michael johnson buhnux at gmail.com
Mon May 1 19:40:45 UTC 2006


On 5/1/06, eoghan <freebsd at redry.net> wrote:
>
> 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...


if you want to use the full gnome desktop (evince), than yes. But you
can keep xpdf installed if you'd rather not have evince.

Michael


Eoghan
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