[PC-BSD Testing] no download button for gnome PBI?

Mike Bybee mbybee at dometrilogy.com
Thu Jan 7 08:41:44 PST 2010


On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 9:09 AM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.com> wrote:

> On 01/07/2010 11:01, Mike Bybee wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 8:27 AM, Kris Moore<kris at pcbsd.com>  wrote:
> >
> >> On 01/06/2010 18:11, Dru Lavigne wrote:
> >>>
> >>> I can find gnome in Software Browser and I see that it successfully
> >> builds on http://pbibuild.pcbsd.org/index.php?ver=8. But there is no
> >> download button. Is this a weirdism or is the PBI not available yet?
> >>>
> >>> I need to test the PBI to sign off on one of the chapters.
> >>>
> >>> Cheers,
> >>>
> >>> Dru
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >> Dru,
> >>
> >> I just tested Gnome here and found a few bugs in it. I've fixed them and
> >> am triggering it for a rebuild now. Which are you trying to test on,
> >> 32bit or 64bit?
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >>
> >> Kris Moore
> >> PC-BSD Software
> >> http://www.pcbsd.com
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> >>
> > Just out of curiosity, is one of the bugs you fixed the issue with the
> > screensaver password not working? On 7.x you had to disable the
> screensaver
> > password in Gnome if you ever wanted to get back in :D
> >
> > I never reported it because gnome has a mostly unsupported status on
> PC-BSD
> > according to the site, so I never really worried about it.
> >
>
>
> I didn't test for that, to tell you the truth I'm not a huge Gnome fan,
> so I really only give it a basic look-over and try to ensure its running
> well enough to get into, use and logout :)
>
> What I could really use is somebody experienced with Gnome, who wants to
> use it as their primary desktop to do some testing, find bugs, and
> submit patches to our module for building the PBI. (This would be a good
> way to get a commit bit as well). With a bit of work, it should be
> possible to make the Gnome PBI work awesome, and be fully-tweaked &
> tuned to what a power gnome user would want.
>
>
> --
>
> Kris Moore
> PC-BSD Software
> http://www.pcbsd.com
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>
I'll happily take that task, I'm actually working on some of the Gnome
systools integration for the std FreeBSD project as well.

-- 
Thanks,
Mike Bybee
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