Building OO from ports.

Mike Hoskins mike at
Fri Oct 10 16:40:28 PDT 2003

On Sat, 11 Oct 2003, Daniela wrote:
> On Friday 10 October 2003 20:03, RexFelis wrote:
> > Someone once told me that 'mere mortals' should
> > never attempt to build KDE or OO from ports.
> Why not? I build everything from source (with added debug symbols), and I'm
> still pretty new to both FreeBSD and UNIX (had about one month experience
> when I started compiling).

because they've both broken horribly in the past? ;) seriously though, the
time i had an issue with OO, the maintainer was super responsive...  so
unless you're afraid of email, there's not much to fear...  beside the
disk space requirements, of course.


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