Binary packages for releases and portupgrade

Dominic Fandrey kamikaze at
Thu Jan 7 19:22:40 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

Actually there are more packages on the FTP than the ones listed
there. Some people don't update the wiki page after uploading a
new package.

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