PATCH build errors on Ubuntu 10.04

Noel Grandin noel at
Wed Feb 8 05:11:18 PST 2012

On 2012-02-08 14:54, Rene Engelhard wrote:
> Seriously, if someone can't install doxygen when configure errors out 
> because doxygen is not there...

The list of things to do for building LO is pretty steep for a first 
timer.  Individually it may not seem like much, but when you've gone 
back to searching wiki pages and google for the 20th time, it gets 
It took me 3 weeks of part-time hacking and googling and asking 
questions on the mailing list to get LO to build.
And considerably longer before I had something that would actually run.

Perhaps the configure process could just automatically add the correct 
"--without" flags if the relevant packages are not present?

-- Noel Grandin


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