corky1951 at comcast.net
Thu Nov 5 02:18:37 UTC 2009
On Wed 04 Nov 2009 at 15:14:24 PST Zane C.B. wrote:
>On Wed, 07 Oct 2009 17:10:47 -0500
>"Jeremy Messenger" <mezz7 at cox.net> wrote:
>> On Wed, 07 Oct 2009 10:30:59 -0500, Dmitry Marakasov
>> <amdmi3 at amdmi3.ru> wrote:
>> > Hi!
>> > I need a new version of webkit, because the one that is currently
>> > in the ports tree doesn't work with Yahoo maps, and I need that
>> > for astro/josm. I've tried to update webkit port locally to
>> > r49078, but it requires newer glib:
>> > Requested 'glib-2.0 >= 2.21.3' but version of GLib is 2.20.5
>> > Updating glib may require more effort and may break some of my
>> > installed apps, so I ask here - is there official update planned
>> > anytime soon, and/or is there some work in progress available to
>> > test?
>> GNOME 2.28 was released during our ports tree freeze time, so we
>> weren't able to put into ports tree. If you can't wait, grab those
>> in MarcusCom CVS.
>>  http://www.marcuscom.com:8080/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/
>Actually if you don't mind me observing, this is a fairly bad reason
>for it being out of date since atleast the beginnig of July.
>I've been waiting for this to be bumped for a while so
>www/p5-Gtk2-Webkit can be updated.
There are many many ports which depend on the Gnome libraries, so
updating those libraries is probably a paradigm example of the kind of
"sweeping change" described in the rules for the current partial thaw:
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