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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Linux install issues
Date Sat, 19 May 2012 20:48:10 GMT
On Sat, May 19, 2012 at 10:52 AM, Nelson Marques <nmo.marques@gmail.com>wrote:

> 2012/5/19 Dennis E. Hamilton <dennis.hamilton@acm.org>:
> > One enduring solution would be to break with the past and not use the
> same file names for the binary bits, the same registry keys, etc., any
> longer.  That would solve a few problems on Windows too.
>
>
> This would be a partial solution depending on what the internal
> dependency generator from the RPM does when it creates the RPM's. And
> would allow us not to deal with the Epoch (which is good, since Epoch
> is a very dangerous thing).
>
> Where do I find documentation to build AAO from source so I can
> repackage it and generate a YUM repository to provide as a proof of
> concept that adresses the fixes wanted ?
>
>
Nelson --

please  see the project "source" page for information:

http://incubator.apache.org/openofficeorg/source.html



>
> >
> >  - Dennis
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Kay Schenk [mailto:kay.schenk@gmail.com]
> > Sent: Saturday, May 19, 2012 10:01
> > To: ooo-dev
> > Subject: Linux install issues
> >
> > Hi all--
> >
> > It seems we are running into a number of very difficult problems with
> Linux
> > installs, the latest just e-mailed to this list this morning, due to the
> > way some vendors have installed LO.
> >
> > see:
> >
> > http://markmail.org/message/qz72ouzjvcm7uyfn
> >
> >
> > I'd really like to provide additional help in the install guide:
> >
> > http://www.openoffice.org/download/common/instructions.html
> >
> > but I'm at a loss as to what this should say.
> >
> > I took a look at SOME of the postings on the support forums and well,
> still
> > at a loss. Generally, it seems that completely uninstall the old OOo 3.3
> is
> > a given (please correct me if I'm wrong about this), but how to handle
> some
> > of the LO overlap?
> >
> > Can we get some opinions on what's the most accurate way to go about
> > installing AOO 3.4 on linux?
> >
> > * completely de-install LO first? install AOO 3.4, the re-install LO?
> > * completely de-install old OOo 3.3? and then?
> >
> > Thankfully, I did not run into these kinds of issues with my distro.
> >
> > --
> >
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > MzK
> >
> > "The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated."
> >                                 -- Mark Twain
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Nelson Marques
> // I've stopped trying to understand sandwiches with a third piece of
> bread in the middle...
>



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MzK

"The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated."
                                 -- Mark Twain

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