Why FreeBSD doesn't have a Gnome3 port?
fernando.apesteguia at gmail.com
Thu Dec 5 14:41:07 UTC 2013
El 05/12/2013 15:30, "iijima yoshino" <iijimayoshino at gmail.com> escribió:
> 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>
> > > 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
> > > 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:
> > 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.
Not really. But porting something that shows no interest in supporting
anything but Linux is both difficult and tiring.
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