Re: GNOME upstream portability [was: Re: Proposal: switch default desktop to xfce]
Paul Tagliamonte wrote:
> [Another new topic, sorry -develites]
> On Thu, Oct 24, 2013 at 06:38:31PM +0200, Svante Signell wrote:
> > On Thu, 2013-10-24 at 18:31 +0200, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> > > What's the the status of XFCE regarding accessibility?
> > >
> > > That was a big strengh of GNOME for a long time, though I've heard
> > > rumors (sorry not to be more specific) that gnome-shell has some
> > > unsolved issues in that regard, which is a problem since GNOME
> > > classic/fallback mode is gone in 3.8.
> > An even stronger reason to move away from Gnome if the classic mode
> > disappears.
> What's the status of GNOME on BSDs? How do they get around this sytemd
> stuff, if it's not ported? Do they just use chunks of systemd like
I can't answer for the systemd part but GNOME on BSDs mostly depends
on developers doing the sometimes necessary porting work. For example
Antoine Jacoutot (CC'ed so he can answer the systemd part) has been
working making sure it runs fine on OpenBSD. For the GNOME 3.10
release he produced a video demonstrating it running on OpenBSD: