Subject: Re: StarOffice and -current
To: None <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/16/2000 14:50:15
On Sun, Apr 16, 2000 at 03:44:11PM -0600, Rick Kelly wrote:

 > I'm having a helluva time trying to install StarOffice.
 > My first try was to cd to pkgsrc/misc/staroffice and type make.
 > This basically blew up with a screen filled with HTML stuff. Yes, I have
 > Netscape installed, if that matters.

I think Sun changed the page that is used to download the software.  Our
automated `registration' no longer works with it.

 > So I downloaded it by hand and stuck it in pkgsrc/distfiles. Make still
 > tries to go to Sun.

Try downloading it into pkgsrc/distfiles/staroffice/...

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>