Problems with portupgrade libreoffice

Dave Morgan davemorgan353 at
Sat Jun 9 17:14:49 UTC 2012

On 09/06/12 at 04:41P, Walter Hurry wrote:
> FreeBSD 9 on x86_64.
> I am in the process of doing a portupgrade on libreoffice (from 3.4.4 to
> During the build it has (so far) errored out 4 times, in the
> following modules:
> vcl
> framework
> sfx2
> tail_build
> Each time, it told me to go into the subdirectory, do a gmake clean and a
> gmake -r there, then return to the top level and rerun make.
> This I duly did, but to my surprise, each time I ran the gmake -r, it
> completed successfully.
> When the top-level make finally succeeds, I intend simply to rerun the
> portupgrade, on the theory that seeing everything already made, it will
> just do the uninstall/reinstall, sort out the dependencies and so forth.
> Q1) Is this a sensible approach?
> Q2) Has anyone else seen this? What is going on?
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There is a thread in the forums which recommends removing boost-libs and
boost-jam, building libreoffice then reinstalling them.

I did this and it worked for me.


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