Configure fail on OS X 10.9 - Cannot create Makefile - Claims Ant too old and doesn't work

Stephan Bergmann sbergman at
Fri May 16 00:19:00 PDT 2014

On 05/16/2014 08:21 AM, Tor Lillqvist wrote:
>> Without Java can I still run LibreOffice?
> Sure. You will miss the built-in HSQLDB in Base and some other less
> important functionality, I don't remember exactly. (Of course it is a
> matter of opinion whether some functionality is important or not...
> but for what I think is the core functionality, "normal" Writer, Calc
> and Impress use, it shouldn't hurt if you don't have the Java bits
> enabled.)

But note that --without-java unfortunately also disables many of the 
checks done by "make check", so it is not an ideal option if you plan to 
make changes to existing code, where "make check" can be vital.


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