openoffice-4 dist file missing; fails to extract

Edward M edwardm5000 at
Mon May 19 06:18:55 UTC 2014

On 5/18/2014 8:31 PM, Gary Aitken wrote:
>>> Trying to build either of these:
>>>     openoffice-4
>>> For openoffice-4, I get:
>>>     Requires distfile: ApacheOpenOffice.ext_sources.4.0.1.r1524958.tar.bz2
>>>         doesn't seem to exist.
>>>     It's not clear to me from the build message where
>>>       ApacheOpenOffice.ext_sources.4.0.1.r1524958.tar.bz2
>>>     is supposed to be;
>>>     I don't see it at
>>> For I get:
>>>     ===> Fetching all distfiles required by for building
>>>     ===>  Extracting for
>>>     => SHA256 Checksum OK for openoffice.org3/OOo_OOO330_m20_source.tar.bz2.
>>>     => SHA256 Checksum OK for openoffice.org3/ext_sources.20110129.tar.bz2.
>>>     => SHA256 Checksum OK for openoffice.org3/unowinreg.dll.
>>>     tar: Unrecognized archive format
>>>     tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors.
>>>     *** [do-extract] Error code 1
>>> Has anyone built either of these successfully recently?
>>> If so, what's the magic?
>>                       Hello,
>>                        I also had the same problem, I just went for libreoffice instead.
>>                        I don't know,  probably, openoffice ports are depreciating?
>>                        Best regards
>>                        ed
> I just got a good build using openoffice-devel, which is 4.1.0, and so far
> seems to work.  I've only crudely tested with calc and writer; can't test the
> db stuff until I get a jdk that works.
> Gary

                Appears openoffice ports are being maintained; I guess 
it must be a bug then.
                I'm enjoying libreoffice and I 'm glad to hear the 
devel-openoffice port is working well.

                Best regards

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