Presenting GNOME 2.10 for FreeBSD

Tim Bishop tim-lists at bishnet.net
Sat Mar 12 08:54:50 PST 2005


On Sat, Mar 12, 2005 at 06:53:57AM -0500, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> As always, GNOME users should _not_ use portupgrade alone to upgrade to
> 2.10.  Instead, get the gnome_upgrade.sh script from
> http://www.FreeBSD.org/gnome/gnome_upgrade.sh (note: you may have to
> wait for the website to sync before the script is updated for 2.10.  You
> can get the latest version at
> http://www.marcuscom.com/downloads/gnome_upgrade29.sh if you don't want
> to wait).

Not overly impressed so far. The upgrade script (the second link above)
carefully removed a long list of ports, then failed later on building
openoffice. I'm now left with a system that's nicely crippled.

I can put it back together - but it doesn't seem that "safe".

Cheers,
Tim.

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