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From Rylan Wassem <drylan...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Ubuntu package for building AOO
Date Wed, 08 Aug 2012 06:26:20 GMT
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On Tue, Aug 7, 2012 at 1:02 PM, Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 7, 2012 at 12:55 AM, Andre Fischer <awf.aoo@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On 06.08.2012 22:47, Kay Schenk wrote:
> >
> >> 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/<
> http://people.apache.org/%7Eaf/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/<
> http://people.apache.org/%7Eaf/repository/>./
> >>>>          deb-src http://people.apache.org/~af/**repository/<
> http://people.apache.org/%7Eaf/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.
> >>
> >
> > I don't think that this does depend on the window manager/system.  I
> > mostly depends on the packaging mechanism (deb vs rpm) and the selection
> > and versions of packages used by a distribution.
>
>
> um...well you are kind of right I think. I don't want to drag this out with
> my views if you are making progress on a Ubuntu packaging. I am just
> recalling the "classic" approach to some of the Linux situations. yes,
> there is the "deb" vs "rpm" thing, of course, but complete integration of
> AOO with the user's environment (those problems with having ti just "show
> up" in the user's application selection menu complete with associated icons
> and mime-type ineegration) depends to a great extent on the window
> environment of the user.
>
> This being said, most Linux users would just love to have a package that
> clearly says -- "for Ubuntu", or "for Fedora", or "for openSuSE". So I
> applaud your efforts. You are certainly motivating *me* to explore
> openSUSE's build system, :)
>
> Ubuntu just happens to be the Linux distribution that I use.  But since it
> > is based on Debian, the build-aoo package may work with other Debianish
> > distributions as well.
> >
> > I intended this more to be proof-of-concept than a production-ready
> > package.
>
>
> OK, but don't stop there if you feel so inclined! :)
>
>
> >
> >
> >
> >> We have a LOT of interest from Ubuntu folks so this is a good move.
> >>
> >>
> >
>
>
> --
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> MzK
>
> "I'm just a normal jerk who happens to make music.
>  As long as my brain and fingers work, I'm cool."
>                               -- Eddie Van Halen
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