looking for a buildable version of OpenOffice.org

Scott Bennett bennett at cs.niu.edu
Tue Aug 10 03:39:20 UTC 2010

     On Thu, 05 Aug 2010 12:25:58 +0100 Chris Whitehouse <cwhiteh at onetel.com>
>Scott Bennett wrote:
>>      On Wed, 04 Aug 2010 05:27:49 -0400 Michael Powell <nightrecon at hotmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> Scott Bennett wrote:
>>>>      I have tried all of the versions of OpenOffice.org that are currently
>>>> in the ports tree on a 7.3-STABLE system, and all of them fail to build to
>>>> completion.  Is there somewhere that I can find one that actually works?
>>>> Or at least some alternative package that will build and work on a FreeBSD
>>>> 7.3-STABLE system?  No packages appear to be available for these ports.
>>>> (Transcripts of the failed builds are available on request.)
>>>>      And what would be available if I were to upgrade my system to
>>>>      8.1-STABLE? Thanks in advance for any help!
>>> Might try pre-built packages and see if they might work for you. No 
>>      As I noted previously, there do not appear to be any packages available
>> for 7.3, or at least portmaster doesn't find any.
>You could try asking here:
>http://freebsd-custom.wikidot.com/ or check the downloads-page
     Thanks much for that information.  I will do that.

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