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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Ubuntu package for building AOO
Date Mon, 06 Aug 2012 20:47:30 GMT
On Mon, Aug 6, 2012 at 8:15 AM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 6, 2012 at 11:02 AM, Andre Fischer <awf.aoo@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I just wanted to let you know that over the weekend I played around
> > with Ubuntu metapackages and came up with one that pulls in all
> > packages that have to be installed in order to build Apache OpenOffice.
> >
> > I have put the relevant files in my public_html directory on
> > people.apache.org.  Try it out by adding it as additional package
> > repository and install package "build-aoo".
> >
> > A. With the synaptic package manager:
> >
> >     1. Open the repositories dialog via menu Settings->Repositories
> >
> >     2. Select tab page "Other Software"
> >
> >     3. Click the "Add..." button
> >
> >     4. Fill in after "APT line:"
> >        deb http://people.apache.org/~af/repository/ ./
> >
> >     5. Close all dialogs.
> >
> >     6. Update package list by clicking on the "Reload" button of the tool
> > bar.
> >
> >
> > B. or via the command line:
> >
> >     1. Add these lines to /etc/apt/sources.list
> >
> >         deb http://people.apache.org/~af/repository/ ./
> >         deb-src http://people.apache.org/~af/repository/ ./
> >
> >     2. Execute in a shell
> >
> >        sudo apt-get update
> >        sudo apt-get install build-aoo
> >
> >
> > The build-aoo metapackage is not signed and on installation you will
> > be asked whether you want to install it anyway.
> >
> > Comments are welcome.
> >
>
> Cool.  I'll give it a try.  But please everyone, do not share this
> link broadly outside of the dev list,because of bandwidth
> considerations.
>
> Maybe after AOO 3.4.1 is released we could host something like this on
> SourceForge or Apache Extras/Google Code?
>
> -Rob
>
> > Andre
> >
>

Andre -- good for you.

Of course, I would still like to make a case for linux windows environments
vs OSes, but I know Ubuntu now uses "unity" and I know nothing about that.

We have a LOT of interest from Ubuntu folks so this is a good move.

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