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

[LoN]Kamikaze LoN_Kamikaze at gmx.de
Sat Oct 13 12:20:16 PDT 2007

Brian Josefsen wrote:
> [LoN]Kamikaze wrote:
>> 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.
>> You can install lang/gcc42 to get the file.
> Ok, never thought of that. Will that involve any problems for me if i
> upgrade to -CURRENT or 7-release when it's ready ?

This will not cause problems, however the package will still be linked against
 lang/gcc42, because that's what it was built with. You have to build it on 7
to have it linked against base libraries.

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