ANNOUNCE: GNOME 2.12.1 has been merged into the ports tree
trey at fastmail.fm
Sat Nov 5 18:50:37 PST 2005
On Sat Nov 05, 2005 10:02AM, Stacey Roberts wrote:
> On Sat, 05 Nov 2005, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> > Now that the freeze in preparation for FreeBSD 6.0 is over (an excellent
> > release to be sure), it is my great pleasure (on behalf of the FreeBSD
> > GNOME Team) to announce the general availability of GNOME 2.12 for
> > FreeBSD.
> > The official release notes for GNOME 2.12 can be found at
> > http://www.gnome.org/start/2.12/notes/en/. FreeBSD-specific
> > documentation can be found at http://www.FreeBSD.org/gnome/. The
> > documentation has been updated, but it will be a little while before the
> > website rebuilds.
> > Upgrading from GNOME 2.10 to 2.12 is tricky. You should NOT use
> > portupgrade by itself to do this upgrade. Instead, download the
> > gnome_upgrade script from
> > http://www.marcuscom.com/downloads/gnome_upgrade212.sh. This script is
> > a wrapper for portupgrade that contains additional logic to steer clear
> > of some potential pitfalls with the upgrade. If you're used to
> > gnome_upgrade from previous releases, a lot has changed in this release.
> > You should run gnome_upgrade.sh (or gnome_upgrade212.sh) with the -h
> > flag to get the new usage.
> In the FAQ "GNOME 2.12 Upgrading FAQ" located at http://www.freebsd.org/gnome/docs/faq212.html, step 3 (Run the script) does not mention the usage of the "-h" switch to gnome_upgrade.sh. Is that an omission, or now new information?
I think he's just saying that if you've used one of the Gnome upgrade
scripts in the past, using -h (help) will show you what is different
with the script this time around. It's not required to run the script
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