openoffice pkg

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Sun Nov 27 21:07:17 GMT 2005

eoghan <freebsd at> writes:

> On 25 Nov 2005, at 15:22, eoghan wrote:
> > Hello
> > Im attempting to install the openoffice package and need to use a
> > template cos it fills /var and then fails. I have used:
> > pkg_add -r -t /max/tmp/instmp.XXXXXX openoffice
> > but it still writes to /var?
> > Anyone ideas what im doing wrong?
> > Thanks
> > Eoghan
> Does anyone have any help on this? I assume im using the wrong
> syntax? Does instmp.XXXXX need to exist in /max/tmp?

No, you're right; it seems to be a problem.  I haven't had a chance to
look at it myself...

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