OpenOffice 3.2 fails to build on FreeBSD 8.0-STABLE/amd64

Sean McAfee smcafee at
Tue Mar 23 17:41:07 UTC 2010

O. Hartmann wrote:
> As I mentioned, I did not and I can't risk deinstalling the working OO 
> first and then installing and probably a failing OO 3.2.
> Regards,
> O. Hartmann

You can use `pkg_create -b name_of_port-with_version` to create a binary 
backup.  If you can't get 3.2 installed, you just run pkg_add on the 
resulting tbz and you're back in business.

I do this whenever I upgrade OO, Firefox, Thunderbird, or anything other 
program I can't wait around for while I freshly compile.

Sean McAfee
Senior Systems Engineer

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