Upgrading to GNOME 2.8

S. Anthony Sequeira tony at sequeira.org.uk
Mon Dec 6 09:47:51 PST 2004

On Mon, 2004-12-06 at 11:32 -0600, Chris Macksey wrote:
> S. Anthony Sequeira wrote:
> >>>Is it possible to upgrade GNOME 2.6 to GNOME 2.8 in place
> >>>(GNOME_PREFIX=/usr)?
> >>
> >>I did that and got a lot of weird (and annoying) issues. Installing 
> >>GNOME 2.8 from scratch (with no previous installation of GNOME), 
> >>however, worked fine. Go figure.
> > 
> > 
> > Didn't really want to hear that, but it figures :(
> You might be able to avoid the worst of the issues by ditching your 
> gconf database/schemas before the install as well as the mime type 
> databases - although you'll probably have to re-install all your apps 
> afterwards to get them to work :(
> Just an idea - it's not like I've actually tried it ;)

Thanks all, decided to build a new lfs and blfs,  Christmas holidays
coming up, should give me a window for a decent start at it.
As of next Tuesday, C will be flushed in favor of COBOL.
Please update your programs.

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