[BUILD] Which license do I need to build a professional edition of LibreOffice (4.0.x/4.1.x) of windows ?
James Michael DuPont
jmdpplks at gmail.com
Wed Oct 9 22:48:39 CEST 2013
<<Visual Studio 2010 is used to build the official releases.<<
is there any blocker that would prevent mingw or cygwin to be used? that
might be a nice project some day.
On Wed, Oct 9, 2013 at 3:33 PM, Christian Lohmaier <
lohmaier+libreoffice at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Matthieu, *,
> On Wed, Oct 9, 2013 at 4:34 PM, Gay, Matthieu
> <matthieu.gay at capgemini.com> wrote:
> > Hello, I still have problem to build under windows, but I wanted to know,
> > what do I need to build LibreOffice (4.0.x/4.1.x) entirely as the
> > available in the website.
> You cannot produce libreOffice as from the website, as it is using a
> TDF-only certificate to sign (obviously), and also used TDF branding
> (which you may not use - but you probably want your own branding
> But one is just optical thing, the other a technical detail.
> > First can you confirm that I need a certificate to sign the DLL
> You don't /need/ it, but without having it signed, you'll get
> corresponding warning dialogs (unknown publisher) when trying to
> install. So using a certificate is strongly recommended.
> > and a
> > license of Visual Studio 12 (without I can't build ATL and ActiveX
> Visual Studio 2010 is used to build the official releases. But yes,
> you need a payed version.
> Visual Studio 2012 also works, but when you want your builds to run on
> Windows XP, you must install at least update 1 for VS 2012, and you
> need to tell autogen.sh/configure to use the 7.1A SDK.
> > Which version of Windows is the best? Do I need a pro version or a
> > one?
> Windows Version should not matter - official builds are done on
> Windows Server 2008 R2 - but any version of Windows sould work.
> Only paid stuff you need is Windows itself and the Visual Studio
> license. Rest of the build requirements is free software.
> configure switches for official build: (see
> https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Development/ReleaseBuilds )
> --with-distro=LibreOfficeWin32 --enable-release-build
> --enable-windows-build-signing --with-lang=ALL
> --disable-dependency-tracking --enable-pch
> nss-build-tools are no longer needed for current codeline, but you
> also asked for 4.0.x …
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