Missing libstdc++.so.6 for openoffice in stable

Stephen Montgomery-Smith stephen at math.missouri.edu
Fri Oct 12 07:43:01 PDT 2007

Brian Josefsen wrote:
> Hello all
> I installed the openoffice package 
> ftp://ooopackages.good-day.net/pub/OpenOffice.org/FreeBSD/2.3.0/i386/FreeBSD6/OOo_2.3.0_FreeBSD62Intel_install_da.tbz 
> yesterday, now when i try to execute openoffice.org-2.3.0 it complaints 
> about libstdc++.so.6 is missing. As far as i remember libstdc++.so.6 is 
> part of GCC 4.2 and therefore first availible in -current. Now, am i a 
> moron and got everything wrong, or is this an error by whoever built 
> this package?
> I simply can't allow myself 2 days to build this one.
> -- 
> Best regards
> Brian Josefsen

I had the same problem.  I fixed it by installing the gcc42 package.

It seems to me that openoffice should have gcc42 as a LIB_DEPENDS as 
well as a BUILD_DEPENDS.

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