[Libreoffice] Can I compile and build only libreoffice writer component instead of whole LO suite ?

Miklos Vajna vmiklos at frugalware.org
Sun Aug 14 14:35:05 PDT 2011

On Sat, Aug 13, 2011 at 01:17:44AM -0500, Norbert Thiebaud <nthiebaud at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 13, 2011 at 12:20 AM, Partha Chowdhury
> <parthachowdhury78 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello all.This is my first post to the list.So if I have not provided
> > necessary information or overlooked something obvious, please point me in
> > the right direction.
> >
> > I have build libreoffice from source using the
> > "./configure;make;bin/ooinstall <target directory>;" .However, I need office
> > only to create and modify word documents.Thus i want to only compile the
> > libreoffice-writer component and not the draw, impress,calc etc,if that is
> > possible.
> short answer: no.
> longer answer... everything is 'possible' but that would require
> significant hacking, and you may not save as much as you'd imagined.

Hmm, wasn't "cd sw; build --all" in the old build system the way to do
this (to build sw, and everything it depends on)?

Not sure if gbuild supports it -- and even if it does, this is just
about building, it does not mean you can easily install sw only as well.
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