Building Problem

Muhammet Kara muhammet.kara at
Wed Mar 6 16:26:34 UTC 2019

Hi Nabil,

Since these are just warnings, you may continue with the build procedure 
for now.

And in the mean time, you can take a look at his thread about the same 

You can also search for "How to set JAVA_HOME on 
<Your-OS-or-Distro-Name>" on Google.


On 6.03.2019 18:28, Nabil Dabouz wrote:
> Hi,
> My name is Nabil, a software engineering student at Polytechnique 
> Montreal in Canada. I am interested in participating in GSoC this 
> year, particularly with LIbreOffice, so, I'm new here in the world of 
> contribution to open source projects. I started reading on how to 
> apply and how to get involved in the community and started working on 
> that. Therefore, I am now at the stage of building LIbreOffice from 
> source in order to start doing some EasyHacks, but I'm having some 
> troubles while executing the command (./ I followed 
> exactly the steps mentionned in this page, and the command gives me 
> the 3 foolowing warnings:
>   * * WARNING : JAVA_HOME was not explicitly informed with
>     --with-jdk-home. the configure script
>   *   * WARNING : attempted to find JAVA_HOME automatically, but
>     apparently it failed
>   *   * WARNING : in case JAVA_HOME is incorrectly set, some projects
>     will not be built correctly
> I spent some time trying to solve the problem by looking on the 
> internet, and have tried installing Java and setting $JAVA_HOME to the 
> right directory (/usr/bin/jvm/java-11-oracle), but this didn't work. I 
> also tried to look for the source of the problem and went through the 
> <> file, and found the part of the 
> script that generates the 3 warnings together but still haven't 
> figured out a way to solve it. Would you please help get through this 
> issue ?
> Thank you!
> Best regards,
> Nabil Dabouz
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