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From Marcin Tustin <marcin.tus...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Compile Openoffice/pyuno with UCS-4 support
Date Sat, 09 Nov 2013 14:16:02 GMT
Thanks, that's very useful.


On Sat, Nov 9, 2013 at 4:05 AM, Herbert Duerr <hdu@apache.org> wrote:

> Hi Marcin,
>
> Marcin Tustin wrote:
> > Hi All,
> >
> > When openoffice builds python and pyuno, it builds with UCS-2 support,
> > which is the default for python. HOWEVER, python as shipped by fedora is
> > built with UCS-4 support. I'd like to be able to use the various pyuno
> bits
> > with my system python, and so I'd like to get it compiled with UCS-4
> > support.
> >
> > Unfortunately, having unzipped the source tarball, I can't even see a
> > python source tree to hack manually. Any pointers on how to do this would
> > be much appreciated.
>
> After the configure step some external tarballs (such as python) are
> downloaded during the "bootstrap" step. When building AOO these tarballs
> get unpacked, eventually patched, compiled and "delivered". The case you
> are interested in is in the main/python module.
>
> You'll find the unpacked and patched python source code be in
>         main/python/*/misc/build/Python-2.7.5
> The python module interacts mostly with the main/pyuno module. Once you
> changed main/python to build with UCS4 the pyuno module probably needs
> similar adjustments.
>
> More details on how to work with these external source tarballs is
> available in [1].
>
> [1]
>
> https://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/Build_Environment_Effort/External_source_tarballs
>
> Hope this helps!
>
> Herbert
>
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