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From Andrew Rist <>
Subject Re: Build AOO on Ubuntu
Date Fri, 09 Dec 2011 21:25:58 GMT

On 12/9/2011 1:02 AM, linyi li wrote:
>> When all prerequisites are fullfilled then these commands are necessary to
>> build OpenOffice:
>> cd<dir>/main
>> autoconf
>> ./configure<options of your choice>
>> ./bootstrap
>> source Linux<platform-id>
>> cd instsetoo_native
>> build --all
typically if bootstrap or the env script does not exist, it is because 
it was not properly generated - check for errors.

In case it might help, here are the commands currently used to run the 
nightly build:

    svn co ooo
    cd ooo/main
    wget -O external/unowinreg/unowinreg.dll
    ./configure --with-jdk-home=/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun 
    --with-system-python --enable-verbose
    . ./
    cd instsetoo_native && build --all --html

(also - if someone thinks that these are not the right commands for a 
'default build', please speak up, as that is the intent of the nightly 


>> Here<dir>  is the directory where the SVN source code was checked out to.
>> Call ./configure --help to see what options are available for inclusion
>> into<options of your choice>.  --with-dmake-url= is a good candidate.
>> <platform-id>  depends, well, on your platform.  There should be only two
>> files starting with Linux.  Use the one that ends in .sh when you use bash,
>> use the other one for csh.
> Thank you, Andre.
> It is very detailed and helpful. I will check the configure result to see
> the reason of failur.
> Thanks to Eric too:-)


Andrew Rist | Interoperability Architect
OracleCorporate Architecture Group
Redwood Shores, CA | 650.506.9847

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