Re: OpenOffice and JDK's (was cvs commit: ports/editors/openoffice-devel Makefile)

From: Luigi Rizzo <>
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2003 06:50:34 -0800
does this mean that we can distribute the OO package from the
freebsd sites ? As you know it is a big pita to build
openoffice so having the pre-built package would be a big win.


On Thu, Mar 27, 2003 at 02:06:09PM +0100, Martin Blapp wrote:
> Hi all,
> After many emails I got in private about the jdk dependence of
> OpenOffice I need to make some things more clear I guess :-)
> - OpenOffice1.0x and OpenOffice1.1 havily use javac and other java binarys.
> - OpenOffice 1.1 links against the javaruntimelib
> - OpenOffice needs ANT to build, which depends itself on a JDK
> - It's not possible to BUILD OpenOffice without a JDK.
> - It's possible to RUN OpenOffice without a JDK.
> Martin
> >   OOo1.1 seems to link against a lib in the jdk. OOo will still run
> >   without this library, but for compile it is definitly needed. Remove
> >   the linux jdk dependency and use again our native one.
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