openoffice port build on FreeBSD 4.9
salbrig at yahoo.com
Tue Oct 7 05:57:18 PDT 2003
> 3) Something wrong in your ports tree (and you
> definitelly has this issue due to OO-1.0.3 - from
> latest ports tree, however mozilla-1.0.2 is at least
> half year old, and jdk-1.3.1p8_2 is also replaced
> with jdk-1.3.1p9)
I have already installed Mozilla, so I will need to
portupgrade then correct? Also, I CVSup source and
ports every morning (is this a bad idea?) I thought
this would update jdk-1.3.1p8_2 to p9 is that not
> Fixes are:
> 1) Install OO from package (i.e. precompiled) - it
> is much simpler and in most cases is good enough
I tried this by downloading openoffice-1.1RC4.tgz,
unzipped it, and then did a pkg_add, and had problems
(I cannot remember the exactly the errors, I will see
if I can reproduce them and add that info later).
> 2) CVSup your ports tree to latest
> Then you could try to build OO without JDK
> or consult http://www.freebsd.org/java on
> jdk installation procedure
I have not tried it without JDK, so I will look into
those options above.
> 3) As soon as you are a "good enough" investigate
> FreeBSD handbook, then buy a book (or books)
> about FreeBSD. I think you'll find recomended
> reading on www.freebsd.org.
> And dont forget that knowlege is nothing without
> practice :o)
I have a couple on the way, just not here in time to
tackle this problem.
Thanks for your help.
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