GNOME Upgrade on a non-GNOME Machine

Robert H. Perry rperry at
Sat Nov 12 14:22:48 GMT 2005

Kan Cai wrote:
> Yes. I did it a few days as /usr/ports/UPDATING suggests. It worked but 
> it took too much time (1.5 days). This is because a lot packages depend 
> on glib and gtk, so they have to be upgraded as well. I am just 
> wondering if there is any way to accerlerate the process.
> cheers,
> --ken
> On 11/11/05, *Robert H. Perry* <rperry at <mailto:rperry at>> 
> wrote:
>     I have a box which needs to upgrade gconf, glib, gnomevfs, and gtk based
>     on the latest CVSup.  Just want to confirm that I should still run the
> even though GNOME itself is not installed.
>     Thnx,
>     Bob Perry
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That's what I wanted to hear.

Thanks for your response.

Bob Perry

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