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From "Pedro F. Giffuni" <giffu...@tutopia.com>
Subject Re: A first try to remove some copyleft components from the build
Date Mon, 18 Jul 2011 19:28:23 GMT
--- On Mon, 7/18/11, Christian Lohmaier <cloph@openoffice.org> wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 8:04 PM, Pedro F. Giffuni <giffunip@tutopia.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > 1) xpdf (GPL'd) is a run dependency, this is
> > linux/unix specific. PDFBox may be a replacement.
> 
> Why would this be linux/unix specific? xpdf code is used
> for the pdf-import extension, and that is available for
> Windows as well.
>

My bad, sorry. I thought the X referred to the windowing
system. 

> > 2) The build requires GNU cp, which is inconvenient
> > for the BSDs and MacOS X:
> 
> You don't need GNU cp to build on Mac.
>

GNU cp appears as a build dependency for FreeBSD's
OpenOffice 3.4 (devel) port. Should I try building
without it?

cheers,

Pedro.

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