Anyone have any luck installing openoffice?

D Hill d.hill at
Tue Mar 18 13:53:50 PDT 2008

On Tue, 18 Mar 2008 at 21:45 +0100, ante at Update.UU.SE confabulated:

> No I have tried to manually download the package for openoffice, which barfed 
> since dependencies where not present.
> pkg_add -r didn't work since there was no package where it should have been 
> on the site to download.
> I have tried to build from source as well and that fails since the source can 
> not be found. (ports tree updated)
> How do I install it? I need it pretty bad right now.
> It was't this hard last time I tried.

Installed fine here under FreeBSD 7.0-RELEASE from the ports tree:


without any errors. Of course I had to manually download the required Java 

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