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From Nelson Marques <nmo.marq...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Hello
Date Mon, 17 Oct 2011 23:00:12 GMT
2011/10/17 Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com>:
>
>
> On 10/17/2011 03:39 AM, Nelson Marques wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>>
>> 2011/10/17 RGB ES<rgb.mldc@gmail.com>:
>>>
>>> 2011/10/17 Nelson Marques<nmo.marques@gmail.com>
>>>
>>>> Hi all,
>>>>
>>>> My name is Nelson and I'm a long time user of OpenOffice and OpenSUSE
>>>> user. I've noticed that the openSUSE repositories are "abandoned" for
>>>> the last 12 months, and I'm planning to explore the possibility of
>>>> packaging it and deliver (if such is possible for a single soul with
>>>> scarce time).
>
> YES! As an openSuSE person, I too, had thought about this but hadn't gotten
> around to exploring the SuSE build utility! Good for you and much success
> with this. I can probably help somewhat. Thanks so much for taking the
> initiative on this. Needless to say, I was quite unhappy when openSuSE
> abandoned OOo. But, I installed it anyway. Not a big problem really.

Hi,

If you still feel like helping, it's welcome. About OBS, I don't mind
sharing what I know. All help is welcome.

>>>>
>>>> I'm not sure on how it will be accepted, but I would assume a
>>>> contribution like this would be welcomed by openSUSE (I don't
>>>> represent openSUSE in any way). My main motivations are strong. I
>>>> won't be contributing with code to Apache OpenOffice.org, unless it's
>>>> something related with packaging. I've never peeked at the sources
>>>> before, maybe now it's a good time to check how build this.
>>>>
>>>> Is this the right place to hang around ?
>>>>
>>>> With love from Portugal,
>>>> Nelson Marques
>>>>
>>>
>>> Great! IMHO, a repository with a vanilla OOo build will be just perfect!
>>> openSUSE's build service(1) permits to build packages not only for
>>> openSUSE,
>>> but also for fedora, debian, ubuntu and others.
>>
>> I was only thinking on openSUSE supported, and I can cover Fedora as
>> well, for the other platforms supported by OBS I have no experience at
>> all (been running RH/SUSE for the last 13 years).
>>
>>> Be aware that there are switches that disable copyleft parts like
>>> gstreamer
>>> backend and hunspell: for a user oriented build maybe is good idea to
>>> enable
>>> them... ;)
>>
>> I'm sure that won't be a problem.
>>
>>> Cheers
>>> Ricardo
>>> ___________
>>> (1) https://build.opensuse.org/
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>
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