HEADS UP: GNOME 2.6 released!

Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at FreeBSD.org
Tue Apr 6 14:42:10 PDT 2004

On Tue, 2004-04-06 at 00:13, Jesse Sheidlower wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 05, 2004 at 12:00:48AM -0400, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> > The FreeBSD GNOME Team is delighted to announce the release of the GNOME
> > 2.6 Desktop and Developer suites for FreeBSD.  Accompanying this release
> > are the usual meta-port bumps for the GNOME Fifth Toe, Power Tools,
> > Hacker Tools, and Office.
> Congratulations! And thanks for all the work.
> I'm running XFree86 4.4, which I installed from binaries on
> the XFree86 site. This is working fine for me, except that I
> often have to skip portinstall and use "make install" from the
> relevant directory, because of all the dependencies on 4.3
> versions of things. (Using -O to force never seems to work;
> it'll build but then hang on the "Uninstalling the old version"
> stage.)
> Needless to say, running the gnome_upgrade.sh script fails all
> over the place on these dependency issues. And I see the strong
> warning against upgrading in other manners.
> Is there any way I can upgrade to GNOME 2.6, or do I have to
> wait until XFree86 4.4 makes it into Ports, whenever that is?

You'll have to do it manually, but you're most likely going to run into
problems.  One thought might be to install the ports version of X, then
upgrade GNOME, then reinstall XF86 4.4.


> Thanks again.
> Jesse Sheidlower
Joe Marcus Clarke
FreeBSD GNOME Team	::	marcus at FreeBSD.org
gnome at FreeBSD.org
FreeNode / #freebsd-gnome

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