[Libreoffice] LO: Linux distro specific packages vs. universal build
rene at debian.org
Thu Oct 14 07:48:45 PDT 2010
On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 04:45:57PM +0200, Petr Mladek wrote:
> I think about what package names and paths use for the openSUSE
> LibreOffice packages. I wonder how they should conflict with the
> universal Linux Libre Office build and what they should share with it.
> I think that there are three main things:
> 1. installation root path:
> + /opt/libreoffice3 - used by the universal linux build by
Well, I don't see why we should keep that version here too but I can
live with it being there.
> + /usr/lib(64)/libreoffice - proposed path for distro-specific
> 2. user configuration:
> + ~/.libreoffice/3 - used by the universal linux build
> + ~/.libreoffice/3-<distro> - proposed alternative
> distro-specific path, e.g. ~/.libreoffice/3-suse
> I tried to use the same directory but the other build did not
> start because incompatible berkley DB, see the attached
I'd use the same user directory, personally. We use the same bdb as
> 3. package names:
> + libreoffice-ure, libreoffice3*, libobasis3.3* - used by the
> universal Linux build
> + libreoffice* - preferred distro-specific package name
> The universal and distro-specific packages can be installed in
> parallel because they use different paths. The only problem is
> the same name for the libreoffice-ure package. I suggest to
> rename it to libreoffice3-ure in the universal linux build.
We use simply "ure" in Debian.
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