Subject: Re: OpenOffice 2-beta
To: Michael Rauch <>
From: Davide Zanon <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/28/2005 17:29:39
On Saturday 28 May 2005 16:44, Michael Rauch wrote:
> Hi,
> On Sat, May 21, 2005 at 11:35:07PM +0200, Geert Hendrickx wrote:
> > Is anyone working on getting OpenOffice 2-beta into pkgsrc(-wip) ?
> yes. It does build on my NetBSD 3.0-BETA box, but currently requires a
> native JDK (i.e. wip/jdk14), which has very strict license terms.
> There are options to disable java completely, but then openoffice
> crashes, or to use an alternative java (gcj/kaffe). The last option is
> probably the way to go and also what Debian & Co. will use.
> The binary package is a bit easier.
> I've made a first attempt and put it at
> (for (NetBSD and Linux)/i386).
> Feedback or bug reports are welcome.

I've just installed it from your package on my i386... it works perfectly for 
now. Congratulations and thanks :)

> > Would be nice to have.  Certainly when 2.0 will finally be released.
> Definitely.

Yes... what about using the linuxPPC version on NetBSD/macppc? I've tried 
several ways to do it but none worked...

> Michael