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Date:      Thu, 5 Dec 2013 15:41:05 +0100
From:      =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Fernando_Apestegu=EDa?= <fernando.apesteguia@gmail.com>
To:        iijima yoshino <iijimayoshino@gmail.com>
Cc:        User Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>, Luca Ferrari <fluca1978@infinito.it>
Subject:   Re: Why FreeBSD doesn't have a Gnome3 port?
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El 05/12/2013 15:30, "iijima yoshino" <iijimayoshino@gmail.com> escribi=C3=
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> =E5=9C=A8 2013-12-05=E5=9B=9B=E7=9A=84 15:13 +0100=EF=BC=8CLuca Ferrari=
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> > On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 6:33 AM, iijima yoshino <iijimayoshino@gmail.com=
>
wrote:
> > > Firstly, I know gnome3 needs systemd and systemd needs Linux. So ...
> > > whatever.
> > > I thought it's impossible to make gnome3 run on BSD systems, but the
> > > OpenBSD shocked me! Wow, Gnome 3.8! You know, they're kind of freaks.
> > > And now the PCBSD announced a next image which includes
Gnome3/Cinnamon
> > > desktops. Therefore it's not impossible.
> > > So why FreeBSD doesn't have a Gonme3 port?
> > >
> >
> > There is at least one port, but I'm not sure it is actively
> > maintained:
http://www.marcuscom.com:8080/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/ports/x11/gnome3/
> > Besides, I believe that having or not having Gnome3 on *BSD is more a
> > political issue (being Gnome tied to Linux) and to have developers to
> > test and maintain the port.
> >
> > Luca
>
> 2 years ago, what a shame.
> Even the OpenBSD team accepts the Gnome3 ...
> It seems the FreeBSD towards to a server-oriented way.

Not really. But porting something that shows no interest in supporting
anything but Linux is both difficult and tiring.

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