How can we use LibreOffice Base pkg?

Manish Jain jude.obscure at
Tue Oct 30 23:40:58 UTC 2018

On 10/31/18 03:19, Tijl Coosemans wrote:
> On Tue, 30 Oct 2018 20:23:53 +0100 gabor at wrote:
>> It's great. But my question is: how can I create a database with LO
>> Base.
>> Under Linux (and maybe under Windows), HSQLDB is the built-in database
>> in LO. And from LO Base, I can create a new "internal" DB (using
>> But I cannot create it under FreeBSD. I have LO installed. I tried to
>> create database, but I could not. Please try it!
> You probably have to build libreoffice yourself with the JAVA option
> enabled.  The binary package doesn't have it enabled.

Hi Tijl/others,

I use LO myself occasionally, and I used to wonder why its Base was 
totally unworkable under FreeBSD.

Now that you point out that, for Base to work, LO has to be built from 
ports with JAVA on, it raises the question why the package has JAVA 
support off.

Manish Jain

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