Openoffice 1.1 + native java
judmarc at fastmail.fm
Fri Oct 17 12:12:20 PDT 2003
On Fri, 17 Oct 2003 14:55:41 -0400, "Jesse Guardiani" <jesse at wingnet.net>
> dick hoogendijk wrote:
> > On Fri, 17 Oct 2003 17:23:44 +0000
> > Matthew Faircliff <matt at databias.co.za> wrote:
> >> I never thought I would see the day, but now I can open Excel and Word
> >> docs in FreeBSD no problem! And its fast!
> >> I'm trashing my Windows partition tonight! Viva BSD!
> > Why didn't you just get the FreeBSD precompiled packages for OO-1.1 ??
> ?? Where/How would I get that?
> I'd love to get 1.1 installed on my FreeBSD 5.1-RELEASE machine, but
> I don't want to cvsup my ports tree because then I wouldn't be able to
> install packages. I'd have to build everything from source.
> Maybe I just don't understand how to use the ports tree 100% yet...
If you cvsup the ports tree, you can choose to install from either ports
Ports are just a very easy automated/scripted way to compile an
application from source on your machine, rather than use a package that
has been pre-compiled.
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