[Libreoffice] LO: Linux distro specific packages vs. universal build

Petr Mladek pmladek at suse.cz
Thu Oct 14 07:45:57 PDT 2010


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
	+ /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
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.

What do you think?

Best Regards,
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