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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Ubuntu package for building AOO
Date Mon, 06 Aug 2012 15:15:33 GMT
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
>

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