open office precompiled?

Jeremy Prior jez at
Thu Feb 19 10:40:07 GMT 2004

On Thu, 2004-02-19 at 10:21, gerald davies wrote:
> does anyone have any experience of running open office on freebsd?

I run it occasionally to read Word documents and Excel Spreadsheets that
people mail to me - works fine.

>  i've 
> tried compiling 1.1 on freebsd 5.2, but unfortunately it failed after about 
> 15hrs compiling.  needless to say i was not amused.

I can imagine! :-)  I took >24hrs on my PIII 500MHz laptop.

> are there any pre-compiled versions for freebsd? etc? any hints or tips are 
> much appreciated.

I could package up the version I'm using if you want - It's
openoffice-1.1.0_1 compiled on Jan 25th and includes the anti-aliased
fonts support - very nice!

I stopped tracking -current at the beginning of Feb when the threading
libraries changed and I would need to compile all 1300 ports (~1 week of
compilation :-). 

FYI, the dependency list is:
        Dependency: png-1.2.5_3
        Dependency: pkgconfig-0.15.0
        Dependency: gdbm-1.8.3
        Dependency: jpeg-6b_1
        Dependency: libiconv-1.9.1_3
        Dependency: lcms-1.09,1
        Dependency: libmng-1.0.5_1
        Dependency: perl-5.8.2_3
        Dependency: freetype2-2.1.5_1
        Dependency: glib-1.2.10_10
        Dependency: expat-1.95.6_1
        Dependency: imake-4.3.0_2
        Dependency: fontconfig-2.2.90_3
        Dependency: gettext-0.12.1
        Dependency: XFree86-libraries-4.3.0_6
        Dependency: gtk-1.2.10_10
        Dependency: ORBit-0.5.17_1

Let me know if you want it.

      Jeremy Prior  <jez at>
 Netcraft Ltd, Treenwood Ho, Rowden La, Bradford-on-Avon, BA15 2AZ. UK
       Tel: +44-1225-867932 (direct-dial)  Fax: +44-8700-517767

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