Need for openoffice -RC ports

Kris Kennaway kris at
Fri Jul 11 09:40:55 UTC 2008

Maho NAKATA wrote:
> Hi,
> From: Kris Kennaway <kris at>
> Subject: Need for openoffice -RC ports
> Date: Tue, 08 Jul 2008 14:44:32 +0200
>> Why do we still have the openoffice -RC ports?  Even one openoffice 
>> package puts an extreme load on the package cluster (let alone 6!), so 
>> I'd suggest they be disabled or removed if they are not currently 
>> useful.
> port has been marked as IGNORE. 
> 2.4.2 is possible but I'm not sure so I just left as IGNORE.
> port will be marked as IGNORE soon.
> I'll update to 3.0.0beta2, port, and
> then I'll mark as IGNORE the 3-RC.
> port has been marked as IGNORE, because
> development has been moved to 3-devel.
> and port is active.
> So now, we have six ports, three are marked as IGNORE.
>>  Also perhaps one or both of the devel ports can be disabled 
>> until there is a significant need for it.
> Yes, I ususally mark them as IGNORE if release branch is active.

Thanks, that's a big help!


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