[Libreoffice] Build install for DEBS

Andy Brown andy at the-martin-byrd.net
Fri Jan 14 07:06:25 PST 2011

On Fri Jan 14 2011 01:03:13 GMT-0800 (PST)  Michael Meeks wrote:
> Hi Andy,
> On Thu, 2011-01-13 at 19:24 -0800, Andy Brown wrote:
>> I have been able to download and build the main branch for LibO.  Could 
>> some kind soul tell me how, or point me to a wiki page, to build the deb 
>> packages so that I can install on another Ubuntu machine?
> 	Great news :-) if you have lots of Linux machines, I hope you're using
> icecream to harness that build horsepower for faster parallel builds.

I only have two Linux machines.  One is quite a bit aged.  I have no 
idea what icecream is but will look it up and see if it will work.

> 	Anyhow - LibreOffice is quite an unusual package; a developer install
> is entirely re-locatable; so if you have run:

> 	ooinstall <directory>
> 	you should be able to just copy that directory to another location or
> another machine, and it should just work :-) [ assuming you compiled on
> the oldest (version wise) distribution ].

I will try that.

> 	Of course; clean, distro packaging is a different matter, best to poke
> Rene or Doko about that.
> 	HTH,
> 		Michael.

Maybe they will see this and drop me a note.


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