libnotify & notification-daemon oddness

Jimmie James jimmiejaz at
Fri Aug 26 15:08:16 UTC 2011

FreeBSD 8.2-STABLE FreeBSD 8.2-STABLE #0: Sun Jun 26 
08:42:45 EDT 2011     jimmie at 

After following the portupgrade steps to update libnotify and libproxy 
(notification-daemon got rebuild as well), I've lost pop-up 
notifications in XFCE4. Thunderbird, transmission were rebuilt as well.

Before, thunderbird, transmission would show a box with information when 
they wanted attention, now they don't.
All I'm seeing is "libnotify-WARNING **: Failed to connect to proxy" 
when the event is supposed to happen.

The only thing I can really see is:
is no longer installed.
 From the notification-daemon Makefile is it's not using GTK3.

Is anyone else seeing this, have an idea how to restore the expected 

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