Announcing GNOME 2.4.0 for FreeBSD
mezz7 at cox.net
Thu Sep 11 13:00:27 PDT 2003
On Thu, 11 Sep 2003 15:55:41 -0400, Joe Marcus Clarke <marcus at FreeBSD.org>
> On Thu, 2003-09-11 at 15:51, Jeremy Messenger wrote:
>> On Thu, 11 Sep 2003 15:37:24 -0400, Joe Marcus Clarke
>> <marcus at FreeBSD.org>
>> > I am pleased to announce GNOME 2.4.0 is now available for FreeBSD.
>> > Unfortunately, due to timing issues with 4.9-RELEASE, it will not make
>> > it into the official ports tree until after 4.9 is released (looks
>> > early October right now). In the meantime, you can get to it from my
>> > CVS tree at http://www.marcuscom.com:8080/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi. For
>> > without CVS access, I have periodic tarballs made, and are
>> > from the same URL. You should also download the marcusmerge script to
>> > aid in merging my ports tree with the official tree. If you already
>> > have a copy of the script, download it again. Things have changed.
>> > I would like to thank the entire GNOME team for their outstanding work
>> > on the new features in GNOME 2.4.0 as well as their willingness to
>> > incorporate so many FreeBSD-specific patches. I would also like to
>> > thank our own FreeBSD GNOME team. Without adamw@ and bland@, GNOME
>> > 2.4.0 would not be possible. And without GNOME team members both past
>> > and present such as sobomax@, ade@, vanilla@, nakai@, and others I'm
>> > sure I've missed, GNOME on FreeBSD would not be what it is today.
>> > thanks to our GNOME users and GNOME 2.3 testers. Without their
>> > invaluable patches, bug reports, and nagging, I'm sure things would be
>> > quite broken.
>> > For the official GNOME 2.4.0 release notes, feature list, and
>> > screenshots, please see http://www.gnome.org/start/2.4/. For all your
>> > GNOME on FreeBSD needs, please see http://www.freebsd.org/gnome/.
>> Great, thanks guys!!
>> Just want to add something in here too.. I would recommend anyone to do
>> the 'pkg_delete -f bonobo-activation', before you do the upgrade from
>> Gnome 2.[0,2] to 2.4.. Perhaps, Gnome team should add about it in the
>> in website?
> I actually fixed this in the latest release of marcusmerge. That's why
> I recommend everyone downloads the script.
That's even better, thanks! I am still using very old marcusmerge and it
just work for me.. :-) But, I will get the new one right now.
>> > Joe
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