Binary packages for releases and portupgrade

Dominic Fandrey kamikaze at
Thu Jan 7 19:20:47 UTC 2010

Lars Engels wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 06, 2010 at 08:46:38PM +0100, Peter Ulrich Kruppa wrote:
>> On Wed, 6 Jan 2010, Martin Cracauer wrote:
>>> So the verdict is to hunt down OpenOffice packages manually and
>>> install them so that portupgrade ignores them, then go from there.
>>> seems to have what `portupgrade -P` should expect, right?
>>> So I wouldn't have to move from stable to release+sec.
>> I wonder if people who succeed in building OOo (happens about 
>> twice a year to me) could put their packages on some kind of ftp 
>> server. From their mailing list I get the impression OOo-porting 
>> team could need all kind of help.
> There are already some builds (english and german) at
> They're updated on a unregularly basis.

That means you sometimes have to wait for a whole week after the
port has been updated. ;)

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