Why FreeBSD doesn't have a Gnome3 port?

iijima yoshino iijimayoshino at gmail.com
Thu Dec 5 14:30:21 UTC 2013

在 2013-12-05四的 15:13 +0100,Luca Ferrari写道:
> On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 6:33 AM, iijima yoshino <iijimayoshino at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Firstly, I know gnome3 needs systemd and systemd needs Linux. So ...
> > whatever.
> > I thought it's impossible to make gnome3 run on BSD systems, but the
> > OpenBSD shocked me! Wow, Gnome 3.8! You know, they're kind of freaks.
> > And now the PCBSD announced a next image which includes Gnome3/Cinnamon
> > desktops. Therefore it's not impossible.
> > So why FreeBSD doesn't have a Gonme3 port?
> >
> There is at least one port, but I'm not sure it is actively
> maintained: http://www.marcuscom.com:8080/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/ports/x11/gnome3/
> Besides, I believe that having or not having Gnome3 on *BSD is more a
> political issue (being Gnome tied to Linux) and to have developers to
> test and maintain the port.
> Luca

2 years ago, what a shame.
Even the OpenBSD team accepts the Gnome3 ...
It seems the FreeBSD towards to a server-oriented way.

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