How to Reinstall OpenOffice from Ports
wmoran at potentialtech.com
Fri Apr 18 09:49:22 PDT 2003
Bob Perry wrote:
> I just attempted to install OpenOffice -1.0.2_2 suite using the FreeBSD
> (4.7 RELEASE) ports tool.
> After successfully completing the make install process, I started the
> setup script, ./setup, instead of ./setup -net by mistake . I stopped
> the process and started again using the /setup -net script.
> I inadvertently started the deinstall process and had to start again.
> This time I realized that I had lost the setup scripts and apparently
> some other important config files as well.
> I thought that I could make things whole again by running another make
> install but nothing happended. Am I wrong in this assumption? Is there
> a step I missed in trying to run make install?
Not sure I understand exactly what process you went through, but ...
make deinstall; make install should work
Alternative, "make reinstall" seems to repeat the process of copying
files to their final homes.
All from the port directory, of course.
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