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Old 7th May 2008
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Default Is something broken in BSD-Gnome2

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I'm trying to install gnome2-lite from ports. I tried it in 6.3 and in 7 but both time compilation failed after about 3 or 4 hours. I'm installing it the way I use to do it earlier, but no luck this time. Is this known or is there a workaround, apart from installing it from packages . I don't remember where it is failing but very much sure that it failed on the same spot all 3 times.

Here is what I'm doing
1. Install the base system
2. Compile and configure xorg
3. Compile gnome2-lite (this is when it fails)
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Why don't you just save yourself the grief and add the package?

Can you post the error......
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Here is what I'm doing
1. Install the base system
2. Compile and configure xorg
3. Compile gnome2-lite (this is when it fails)
It has been quite a while since I have installed Gnome from scratch, but your procedure is fine. I would strongly advise you to update both the base (minor issues, none for Gnome), xorg and Gnome by cvsupping the ports before you install. What versions of these did your installation attempt?

The error messages you receive are critical -- without them, no one here can help.
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Here is the error message
===> Verifying install for mount_fusefs in /usr/ports/sysutils/fusefs-kmod
===> fusefs-kmode-0.3.9.p1.20080208_1 requires the userland sources to be installed. Set SRC_BASE if it is not in /usr/src.
*** Error code 1

Stop in /usr/ports/sysutils/fusefs-kmod.
*** Error code 1

Stop in /usr/ports/devel/gvfs.
*** Error code 1

.......... Stop in list continues................
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the error message tells you everything:
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===> fusefs-kmode-0.3.9.p1.20080208_1 requires the userland sources to be installed. Set SRC_BASE if it is not in /usr/src.
you need to get the sources. i usually get them using csup(1) using a config file from /usr/share/examples/cvsup/ changing the tag to the desired version
Code:
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*default release=cvs tag=RELENG_7_0 --- for 7.0 RELEASE
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This was not the case earlier. Everytime I use to give command

cd /usr/ports/x11/gnome2-lite && make install clean

Every thing use to go smoothly.
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Gnome keeps changing, and it is a very Linux-centric group of programs. It appears that it now needs userland sources (which I always have installed anyway) to install if you use the port. Oh well!
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