Native 5.3 port of OpenOffice?
joshua.lokken at gmail.com
Tue Jan 4 12:21:18 PST 2005
On Tue, 4 Jan 2005 21:04:24 +0100, cpghost at cordula.ws
<cpghost at cordula.ws> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 04, 2005 at 09:17:13AM -0800, Tabor Kelly wrote:
> > Dave Horsfall wrote:
> > >On Tue, 4 Jan 2005, Peter N. M. Hansteen wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > >>direction of http://download.openoffice.org/1.1.4/index.html
> > >
> > >
> > >And if you follow the ports route instead, just how many more bloody hoops
> > >do we have to jump through?
> > I did it, and it wasn't hard, just confusing. It is confusing because
> > you need to know that:
> > 1. You need the linprocfs mounted to make java/linux-sun-jdk14
> > 2. You need to install java/jdk14 before you try to build OpenOffice
> > (even though this is not listed as a dependency).
> > Note: this is from my memory, which is not always 100% what it should be.
> Installing native jdk14 isn't that hard, as long as you follow the
> instructions to the letter.
> I've tried to compile openoffice from scratch using the port (it worked
> before), but this time it bombed near the end with a program 'lzip'
> dumping core because it was fed a wrong package list (?). I tried to
> track the problem down, but it was too deeply hidden within the OO
> build process, so I finally gave up and fetched the binary package which
> works perfectly. This was 2 weeks ago; perhaps OO compiles perfectly now?
It does; at least, it did on Sunday afternoon ;)
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