Gary Jennejohn gary.jennejohn at
Wed Nov 25 12:43:31 UTC 2009

On Wed, 25 Nov 2009 05:01:19 -0600
Mark Linimon <linimon at> wrote:

> On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 09:05:46PM +0200, Aldis Berjoza wrote:
> > I and some other FreeBSD users are wondering why there are no
> > package available on FreeBSD Mirrors?
> OpenOffice is one of our most complex packages, and, depending on which
> package node it builds on, can take nearly a day to run.  That plus the
> large number of dependencies it has makes it hard to build.
> I know that this is not a very satisfactory answer.  I promise to once
> again look into the problem.

Does the fact that it uses java cause a problem?  Used to be that the
user had to manually download files from Sun, which would be impractical
for an automated run.

Gary Jennejohn

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