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Re: wip/libreoffice or misc/openoffice?
On 30 Nov 2011 at 9:44, Mayuresh wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 03:03:39PM -0500, gary%duzan.org@localhost wrote:
> > I tried building both misc/openoffice and wip/libreoffice recently on
> > amd64/current, and both failed to build. I didn't look into the details
> > at the time, but took the easy way out and loaded wip/libreoffice3-bin.
> > Someone with a higher pain threshold might want to take a look...
> I built OO yesterday. Only issue I faced was the downloaded distfiles were
> corrupt. They had initial html text followed by binary tarball. Bad...
I've had a few of those corrupt downloads, some being
exact size of wanted distfile and others being web pages.
Either way it's a build failure and I'll then try master
site or netbsd.org.
I'm currently building in a diy chroot for each quarter
release (started with 2010Q4). I then update my pcs from
the created binary packages, so far using 'pkg_chk -b -u'
but I might try pkgin or nih. So far I've not had more
than a few minutes service downtime whilst updating.
I don't have any desktop with recent NetBSD as each update
has even more broken packages than the previous. Most recent
is NetBSD-5.0 and as a desktop it is still usable and feels
to be more responsive than my Ubuntu desktop.
> I downloaded all tarballs again from master site. Then it built fine.
> wip/libreoffice is not building for me.
> As of now I am not too tempted to try binary. Will give OO a try as of now.
> Whenever lo works, will try that out.
> I installed extensions also. pdf import looks interesting. Will give it a
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