Can someone please repost the fix for installing OpenOffice on FreeBSD 6.0

Robert Slade bsd at
Thu Jan 5 11:24:45 PST 2006

     A. On Thu, 2006-01-05 at 14:36, Tim Greening-Jackson wrote:
> Hello there. I am trying to install Open Office on my new FreeBSD
> workstation, and have downloaded the appropriate BZ2 file from
> and unzipped it. 
> Now when I ask pkg_add to add it I get the following:
>   tordella# pkg_add OOo_SRC680_m146_FreeBSD60Intel_install_en-GB.tar
>   pkg_add: could not find package openssl-beta-0.9.8a !
> I recall exactly this topic being discussed on this list a few weeks
> ago, but have long-since deleted the solution (IIRC, it involved some
> way of forcing pkg_add to use a version of openssl other than beta
> 0.9.8a. Please can someone forward the original reply or otherwise
> enlighten me.
> Many thanks.
> Tim.


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