Problems with portupgrade libreoffice

Walter Hurry walterhurry at
Sat Jun 9 20:50:09 UTC 2012

On Sat, 09 Jun 2012 18:12:25 +0100, Dave Morgan wrote:

> 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?
> 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.

Thanks. I'll try that and report back.

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