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Re: gnomesystemmonitor port-override no longer needed?

From: Bill Hacker <wbh@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2005 04:39:04 +0800

walt wrote:

After the recent gnome update I found that the gnomesystemmonitor
package compiled and worked with no dfport override -- in fact it
wouldn't compile until I deleted the override directory.

Can anyone confirm?

BTW, I found that using the gnome_upgrade.sh script per the
advice in ports/UPDATING caused me far more grief that it
saved me.  It deleted almost every package on my machine and
died in the middle of everything due to build failures. It
was just like using pkgsrc on NetBSD ;o)

Upgrade script is supposedly no longer needed after GNOME 2.8 to 2.9 upgrade. It was always faster to take their list of 'order of install' and do it manually.

OR strip it out and install from scratch...

Otherwise some items were built several times over
by siccessive recursive makes...

FWIW, last time I did GNOME on DragonFlyBSD from
a cold-start it worked with a simple pkg_add -rv
('bout a month ago now...)

Installing Xfce-4 atop it the same way made for a speedier
machine and still had access to the GNOME-ish stuff.


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