[Libreoffice] update service

Arnaud Versini arnaud.versini at gmail.com
Sun May 1 07:26:30 PDT 2011


I've tried this system with some problems :

   - I can't build it, it needs some notable modifications before being
   usable with wxWidgets 2.8.
   - this solution needs wxWidgets, I dont know if it's a problem but LibO
   download size increase with.

Is it the good way?

2011/4/15 Ryan Jendoubi <ryan.jendoubi at gmail.com>

> On 14/04/11 06:42, Hossein Noorikhah wrote:
>> I think it's a good assumption that updating is only needed on
>> Windows. Look at Mozilla Firedox update. Update mechanism is available
>> for Linux, but most distros disable it because they have their own
>> update mechanism.
>> I don't know exactly about Mac, but most of its uers have NeoOffice
>> installed.
> I think I'm confused as to what we're talking about. Is updating any
> different than packaging? I assume we're looking for a system that manages
> both.
> I disagree with leaving things to the distros - giving *nix users the
> ability to update and get the most recent fixes / features should be /our/
> responsibility, not left to distro maintainers (and I for one use Firefox's
> update mechanism on Ubuntu, 'cause I don't like the changes the distro
> maints make :-)
> And ought we not to aim to merge the NeoOffice / LibreOffice communities
> eventually, as with the http://go-oo.org/ project? I don't know, maybe
> there are politics of which I'm unaware.
> In other news, I've found several other possible tool candidates, and some
> more information about the Firefox update system, and added it to the wiki:
> http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Development/Enterprises_nice-to-have
> Bests,
> -r
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Arnaud Versini
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