DragonFly GNOME and KDE4 meta packages

John Marino dragonflybsd at marino.st
Tue Oct 23 00:36:16 PDT 2012

On 10/23/2012 05:24, Tomas Bodzar wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 22, 2012 at 9:31 PM, John Marino<dragonflybsd at marino.st>  wrote:
>> A meta package only generates if every single package of the meta package is
>> built, I believe.  On DragonFly, this is the case for KDE3 and KDE4
>> (normally), but it is not the case for gnome.  Frankly, I'd consider other
>> desktops, Gnome is getting harder and harder to support each passing month.
> http://openports.se/meta/gnome
> Latest version from 18.10.2012 including Gnome Shell.

To clarify for those that may not know, DragonFly uses pkgsrc and not 
OpenPorts.  The pkgsrc support for gnome is obviously behind OpenPorts 
supposedly due to the linuxisms getting added to gnome.

Personally I don't expect the situation of pkgsrc's gnome to improve any 
time soon.


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