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Date:      Fri, 27 Mar 2009 21:35:42 +0100
From:      rasz <>
To:        manish jain <>
Subject:   Re: Blundered with gnome-desktop
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manish jain wrote:
> Hi all,
> I blundered - I downloaded the latest ports tarball and did a 'make 
> install' in deskutils/conduit. The conduit port asked for a deinstall 
> followed by a reinstall in gnome-desktop, which I promptly complied 
> with. As was bound to happen, everything in gnome is now 
> broken/paralysed. Being a gnomer, I do not want to abandon my gnome 
> environment. Just to make sure before attempting recovery, will the 
> following 2 steps generally be able to fix things for me :
> #1)
> pkgdb -aF
> #2)
> portupgrade -L /var/gnome2-upgrade-logs/portupgrade-%s::%s.log -l \ 
> /root/gnome2-portupgrade-results.txt -vrR -x gnome-desktop gnome-desktop
just in case, do you know if your gnome before this was updated to 
lastest version (2.24.x) ? cuz the above could get messy if you had 
previous version and only updated gnome-desktop. (there is something in 

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