suggestion: split rb-gnome into rb-glib2, rb-pango, ...

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Tue Jul 28 00:01:45 PDT 2009

On Jul 28, 2009, at 00:40, kimura wataru wrote:

> port:rb-gnome contains many ruby libraries and its dependencies
> are so many. I think that is not convenient such as install
> gnome-session to use ruby/gtk2.
> I'm planning to split rb-gnome into each library (like rb-glib2, rb- 
> pango, ...).
> This port tree contains the following 20 ports.
>   rb-glib2, rb-atk, rb-pango, rb-gtk2, rb-gconf, rb-libgnome,
>   rb-gnomecanvas, rb-gnomeprint, rb-gnomeprintui, rb-gnomevfs,
>   rb-gtkhtml, rb-gtkglext, rb-libart, rb-libglade2, rb-rsvg,
>   rb-poppler, rb-vte, rb-gstreamer, rb-gtksourceview2, rb-gnome-panel
> I have two questions.
> (1) port:rb-gnome is nomaintainer. who allows me to split the port?
> (2) in my plan, port:rb-gnome becomes a meta port like port:gnustep.
>     (rename rb-gnome-all of my personal port to rb-gnome)
>     How about this?

I don't know about ruby software, so I defer to someone who does --  
if you think this makes more sense, by all means please go ahead and  
do it.

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