HEADS UP: GNOME 2.6 released!
Joe Marcus Clarke
marcus at FreeBSD.org
Wed Apr 7 17:49:11 PDT 2004
On Wed, 2004-04-07 at 19:36, Jesse Sheidlower wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 06, 2004 at 05:40:56PM -0400, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> > On Tue, 2004-04-06 at 00:13, Jesse Sheidlower wrote:
> > >
> > > 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.)
> > > 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! A variant of that did the trick, namely to delete the 4.4
> install, portinstall the Server-snap version, do the GNOME update,
> and realize that my needed driver is provided in 4.3.99, and I'm
> good to go.
> I am, however, having a problem with the login session. When I
> try to log in, I instantly get an error message with "Your
> session only lasted less than 10 seconds"; I can use the Failsafe
> GNOME session without a problem, and .xsession-errors tells me
> /usr/libexec/ld-elf.so.1: Shared object "libutil.so.3" not found
> I do have libutil.so.4 installed; is there some different package
> I need that provides 3? I did reinstall gnomesession, but the
> result was the same.
Looks like you installed an out-of-date package. You'll have to use ldd
to find the binary linked to libutil.so.3, use pkg_info -W to find out
which port installs it, then rebuild that port.
> Thanks! I googled for this but no one else seems to have reported
> the problem.
> Jesse Sheidlower
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Joe Marcus Clarke
FreeBSD GNOME Team :: gnome at FreeBSD.org
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