google earth port broken

Florent Thoumie flz at
Tue Jul 11 13:47:12 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-07-11 at 09:16 +0200, Alex Dupre wrote:
> h wrote:
> > i just installed google earth from a fresh ports tree, and when it starts, 
> > first it complains about open gl emulation (while my xorg is on nvidia 
> > drivers) (you can get rid of the warning) and then it hangs ... it draws some 
> > windows, but never earth.
> > 
> > it always hangs on the "loading myplaces, ..." window.
> > 
> > top shows it on "pause" at this point.
> Same problem here, with an ATI radeon. No complains on opengl, but hangs 
>   on startup. I tried to remove the .googleearth profile in my homedir, 
> and the hang shifted to 'displaying earth', but the issue remains.

Same behavior on my box. I've filled a PR on Google Earth website, I'll
keep you informed.

Florent Thoumie
flz at
FreeBSD Committer
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