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From Surya Kanth <>
Subject Re: Fwd: [BUILD] Building partially.
Date Sat, 18 Feb 2012 05:25:30 GMT
I need this kind of help and encouragement for the next few months
atleast. I think I can get familiar with the process in a few months.
My target is to submit one patch at least a month. slowly iwant to
increase the number of patches i can contribute.

I need help in this way.


On 2/16/12, J├╝rgen Schmidt <> wrote:
> On 2/16/12 10:50 AM, Surya Kanth wrote:
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Surya Kanth<>
>> Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2012 15:32:30 +0530
>> Subject: [BUILD] Building partially.
>> To:
>> Hi, Open office team.
>> can any one please tell me the process for partial builds. For
>> example, I want to work on writer and on a particular use case like '
>> How it produces tables and graphics on the document' I want to tweak
>> into the code. But to build any changes DO I HAVE TO DO COMPLETE
>> BUILD??? or how can i just build on writer with the necessary
>> dependencies????
>> Someone suggest me how to do this. Thank you.
> you have to built the whole office only once. Later on it's enough to
> build only the module where you have made changes. The changed library
> can be copied in the office installation directly.
> A simply find should help to find the correct place.
> Well the whole thing becomes more complicate when you change config
> files, IDL, help content or something similar that is not code directly.
> This kind of changes trigger more dependencies and I would suggest that
> we discuss this on demand here on the list.
> I hope this helps, otherwise feel free to ask again. Especially when you
> have question where to find the relevant code I am sure somebody here on
> the list can help.
> Juergen

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