More dependency hell

Jerry McAllister jerrymc at
Tue Apr 20 07:54:19 PDT 2004

> I am trying to install OpenOffice 1.1.1 on a box with a fresh install of
> 5.2.1Release.  I get Java to compile and install, however Openoffice
> chokes because it starts to update all the Gnome stuff.  I cannot get the
> update script to run sucessfully, so now the Openoffice install dies and
> Gnome is hosed as well.  I tried to install the OO package, and I get the
> following error:
> [root at athlon ~]# pkg_add -r openoffice
> Error: FTP Unable to get
> File unavailable (e.g., file not found, no access)
> pkg_add: unable to fetch
> ''
> by URL
> [root at athlon ~]#
> Am I stuck here, or is there a way out?  Thanks in advance for any and all
> help.

Did you try the OO 1.1.0_1 package from

I think it works.  It does for me.
It isn't 1.1.1, but...


> Andy

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