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#1 2004-05-25 08:54:07

standsolid
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From: Carlsbad, CA
Registered: 2004-05-23
Posts: 54
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openoffice without individual user install

This is a pretty impressive thing that portage (/me ducks) did -- it installed openoffice to /opt/(i think) and allowed any user to just type "oowriter" in a console to get openoffice.org word, rather than having to install it into their home directory upon first use.

here is a link to the ebuild
http://gentoo-portage.com/ebuild_downlo … 1.1.ebuild

I'm thinking of learning pacman packages to convert this ebuild -- it's basically just bash so...maybe.  i'm not positive how abs/pacman compares to portage

//standsolid//


ewwwwww Arch is all gooey

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#2 2004-05-29 08:46:15

tpowa
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From: Lauingen , Germany
Registered: 2004-04-05
Posts: 2,260

Re: openoffice without individual user install

they use ximian-office to build the office i guess
have a look at this package it does the same
http://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?t=4460

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