[Libreoffice-qa] prob with dailybuild on Linux x86 ?

Olivier Hallot olivier.hallot at documentfoundation.org
Sun Nov 6 00:42:39 PDT 2011

Hello Cor

In a similar situation, under RPM package manager I had to do the 
following to achieve what you want
1) define a new package database (to isolate our sandbox from serious 
2) intall in a new package place e.g. /home/me/libreoffice

perhaps you could try the following in dpkg

               Change default administrative directory, which contains 
many files that give information about status of  installed
               or uninstalled packages, etc.  (Defaults to /var/lib/dpkg)

               Change  default installation directory which refers to 
the directory where packages are to be installed. instdir is
               also the directory passed to chroot(2) before running 
package's installation scripts, which means that the  scripts
               see instdir as a root directory.  (Defaults to /)

               Changing root changes instdir to dir and admindir to 



Em 05-11-2011 21:50, Cor Nouws escreveu:
> Cor Nouws wrote (06-11-11 00:45)
>> Hi Jean-Baptiste,
>> Thanks for replying. (And sorry for my initial post - too many typos and
>> wrong wordings, as I see it now - I should be more awake when writing 
>> :-\ )
>> Maybe that is a fundamental Linux misbehaviour of mine, that I run
>> dpkg-deb and replace the whole opt folder afterwards?
> Maybe that is a fundamental Linux misbehaviour of me, that I run
> dpkg-deb and move the whole opt folder afterwards?

Olivier Hallot
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