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From Pedro Giffuni <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Installation patches
Date Thu, 11 Oct 2012 14:36:23 GMT




----- Original Message -----
...
>> 
>>  That is already done in the background. Before any archive, installer or
>>  packages are created AOO is setup in a temporary directory. The
>>  following diff prevents the temporary directory from being deleted
>>  before "make install: ends:
>>  [...]
> 
> AFAIK with using the configure option 
> --with-package-format="installed" this already works without having to 
> patch the packager module.
> 
> But Pedro probably meant a make target named "install" that would copy 
> files from this directory into e.g. /opt/AOO-dev and maybe add a link to its 
> main binary into /usr/bin, right?
> 

Yes. we currently install everything in it's own directory and then add
symlinks to /usr/local/bin so there are no conflicts with other versions
of OpenOffice.

The ability to sidestep archive creation would be welcome (I think).
Maho-san is the expert though :).

Pedro.

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