[Libreoffice] Installation instructions for source code release

David Dumaresq dfdumaresq at gmail.com
Thu Jan 27 20:17:47 PST 2011

Hi Francois, 

here's where I have gone to get started: 


You'll need to install git to get the source, so don't worry about manually downloading files. Anyway, it's all explained in the link, 


Hope this helps!

All the best,

On 2011-01-27, at 10:54 AM, Francois Tigeot wrote:

> Hi!
> Now that LibreOffice has been released, I'd like to have a go
> at building it from source.
> How does one install LibreOffice from the source tarballs ? Are there
> some instructions somewhere ?
> There are 21 different files such as "libreoffice-artwork-"
> Do they all need to be downloaded ? And then, what should I do ?
> Should they be combined in a giant directory or processed separately ?
> I'm a little confused by the sheer number of files to download. Wouldn't
> it be easier to just provide one giant archive, like it is done for the
> different binary platforms ?
> Forgive me if this list is not the place to ask this sort of questions,
> but the only installation instructions available on the web site are for
> the binary packages and the user list wasn't too helpful either.
> -- 
> Francois Tigeot
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