r7367 - in trunk/BOOK: introduction/welcome xsoft/suites

dj at linuxfromscratch.org dj at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Apr 8 21:23:52 PDT 2008


Author: dj
Date: 2008-04-08 22:23:52 -0600 (Tue, 08 Apr 2008)
New Revision: 7367

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
   trunk/BOOK/xsoft/suites/openoffice.xml
Log:
Recent OOo suggestions and fix for BDB.

Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2008-04-09 02:22:47 UTC (rev 7366)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2008-04-09 04:23:52 UTC (rev 7367)
@@ -45,6 +45,15 @@
       <para>April 9th, 2008</para>
       <itemizedlist>
         <listitem>
+          <para>[dj] - Updated OpenOffice instructions with changes suggested
+          by Randy McMurchy and Chris Staub.</para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>[dj] - Corrected OpenOffice build failure when GMime is
+          installed.  Thanks to Alessandro Alocci for traking down the
+          cause of the build failure.</para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
           <para>[randy] - Clarified the GMP documentation installation.</para>
         </listitem>
       </itemizedlist>

Modified: trunk/BOOK/xsoft/suites/openoffice.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/xsoft/suites/openoffice.xml	2008-04-09 02:22:47 UTC (rev 7366)
+++ trunk/BOOK/xsoft/suites/openoffice.xml	2008-04-09 04:23:52 UTC (rev 7367)
@@ -6,16 +6,16 @@
 
   <!-- <!ENTITY openoffice-download-http "http://download.openoffice.org/&openoffice-version;/source.html"> -->
   <!-- <!ENTITY openoffice-download-ftp  "ftp://ftp.ussg.iu.edu/pub/openoffice/stable/&openoffice-version;/OOo_&openoffice-version;_src.tar.gz"> -->
-  <!ENTITY openoffice-core-download-http "http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/openoffice/stable/&openoffice-version;/OOo_&openoffice-version;_src_core.tar.bz2">
-  <!ENTITY openoffice-core-download-ftp  "ftp://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/openoffice/stable/&openoffice-version;/OOo_&openoffice-version;_src_core.tar.bz2">
-  <!ENTITY openoffice-core-md5sum        "9555a2d5fae9a25c788cc732921ef57a">
-  <!ENTITY openoffice-core-size          "138 MB">
+  <!ENTITY openoffice-core-download-http   "http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/openoffice/stable/&openoffice-version;/OOo_&openoffice-version;_src_core.tar.bz2">
+  <!ENTITY openoffice-core-download-ftp    "ftp://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/openoffice/stable/&openoffice-version;/OOo_&openoffice-version;_src_core.tar.bz2">
+  <!ENTITY openoffice-core-md5sum          "9555a2d5fae9a25c788cc732921ef57a">
+  <!ENTITY openoffice-core-size            "138 MB">
   <!ENTITY openoffice-system-download-http "http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/openoffice/stable/&openoffice-version;/OOo_&openoffice-version;_src_system.tar.bz2">
-  <!ENTITY openoffice-system-download-ftp "ftp://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/openoffice/stable/&openoffice-version;/OOo_&openoffice-version;_src_system.tar.bz2">
-  <!ENTITY openoffice-system-md5sum "1e20befe2fdb65c00be11f1f5d9ebdca">
-  <!ENTITY openoffice-system-size "36 MB">
-  <!ENTITY openoffice-buildsize     "4.3 GB">
-  <!ENTITY openoffice-time          "75 SBU">
+  <!ENTITY openoffice-system-download-ftp  "ftp://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/openoffice/stable/&openoffice-version;/OOo_&openoffice-version;_src_system.tar.bz2">
+  <!ENTITY openoffice-system-md5sum        "1e20befe2fdb65c00be11f1f5d9ebdca">
+  <!ENTITY openoffice-system-size          "36 MB">
+  <!ENTITY openoffice-buildsize            "4.2-4.8 GB (depending on configured options)">
+  <!ENTITY openoffice-time                 "75-100 SBU (depending on configured options)">
 ]>
 
 <sect1 id="openoffice" xreflabel="OpenOffice-&openoffice-version;">
@@ -64,7 +64,6 @@
       <listitem>
         <para>OpenOffice System Download size: &openoffice-system-size;</para>
       </listitem>
-
       <listitem>
         <para>Estimated disk space required: &openoffice-buildsize;</para>
       </listitem>
@@ -75,37 +74,34 @@
 
     <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Additional Downloads</bridgehead>
     <itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
-
       <listitem>
         <para>Required patch:
         <ulink url="&patch-root;/OOo_&openoffice-version;-use_bin_hsqldb-1.patch"/>
         </para>
       </listitem>
-
       <listitem>
-        <para>Required download if you wish to build the in-tree
+        <para>Optional download if you wish to build the in-tree
         <application>Mozilla</application> browser:
         <ulink url="ftp://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/mozilla/releases/mozilla1.7.5/source/mozilla-source-1.7.5.tar.gz"/></para>
       </listitem>
-
       <listitem>
         <para>Optional download if you wish to build the 
         <application>OpenOffice</application> SDK:
-        <ulink url="ftp://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/openoffice/stable/&openoffice-version;/OOo_&openoffice-version;_src_sdk.tar.bz2"/></para>
+        <ulink url="ftp://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/openoffice/stable/&openoffice-version;/OOo_&openoffice-version;_src_sdk.tar.bz2"/>
+        which also requires <ulink url="http://www.mingw.org/">MinGW</ulink>
+        or a precompiled <filename>unowinreg.dll</filename> for the
+        cross-platform <application>Java</application> components.</para>
       </listitem>
-
       <listitem>
         <para>Optional download if you would like to localize the
         installation:
         <ulink url="ftp://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/openoffice/stable/&openoffice-version;/OOo_&openoffice-version;_src_l10n.tar.bz2"/></para>
       </listitem>
-
       <listitem>
         <para>Optional download if you need to support the old 
         <application>StarOffice-5.x</application> file formats:
         <ulink url="ftp://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/openoffice/stable/&openoffice-version;/OOo_&openoffice-version;_src_binfilter.tar.bz2"/></para>
       </listitem>
-
     </itemizedlist>
 
     <bridgehead renderas="sect3">OpenOffice Dependencies</bridgehead>
@@ -114,7 +110,6 @@
     <para role="required"><xref linkend="apache-ant"/>,
     <xref linkend="gtk2"/>,
     <xref linkend="libidl"/>,
-    <xref linkend="libxml2"/>,
     <application>Perl Modules</application>
     <xref linkend="perl-xml-parser"/> and
     <xref linkend="perl-archive-zip"/>,
@@ -123,7 +118,8 @@
     <xref linkend="zip"/></para>
 
     <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Recommended</bridgehead>
-    <para role="recommended"><xref linkend="libart_lgpl"/></para>
+    <para role="recommended"><xref linkend="libart_lgpl"/> and
+    <xref linkend="libxslt"/></para>
 
     <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
     <para role="optional"><ulink
@@ -131,7 +127,7 @@
     <ulink url="http://boost.sourceforge.net/">boost</ulink>,
     <xref linkend="cups"/>,
     <xref linkend="curl"/>,
-    <xref linkend="db"/> (with Java support), 
+    <xref linkend="db"/> (built with Java support), 
     <xref linkend="desktop-file-utils"/>,
     <ulink url="http://www.easysw.com/epm/">EPM</ulink>,
     <xref linkend="evolution"/>,
@@ -168,9 +164,10 @@
     <para>The <application>OpenOffice</application> source code is now
     distributed in several tarballs.  You should extract each from the
     same top-level directory before entering the build directory.  At
-    a minimum, you will need to extract the src and core tarballs.
-    Additionally, the source directory name is not consistent with
-    the tarball name and will be named OOG680_m9.</para>
+    a minimum, you will need to extract the <quote>core</quote> and
+    <quote>system</quote> tarballs. Note that the source directory name
+    is not consistent with the tarball name and will be named
+    <filename class='directory'>OOG680_m9</filename>.</para>
 
     <para>If you wish to build an in-tree <application>Mozilla</application>,
     as opposed to using a system wide installation, copy the
@@ -187,34 +184,21 @@
     <option>-fomit-frame-pointer</option>. The best option is to not use any
     custom optimizations.</para>
 
-    <note><para>Because of the complexity of the
-    <application>OpenOffice</application> build system, it is not possible to
-    provide generic build instructions for all systems.  You should review
-    the output of <command>config_office/configure --help</command> and take
-    advantage of any system installed programs and libraries available using
-    the <parameter>--enable-*</parameter>, <parameter>--disable-*</parameter>,
-    and <parameter>--with-system-*</parameter> parameters.  Additionally, if
-    you have installed <application>KDE</application> in the
-    <filename>/opt</filename> prefix, and would like to use the
-    <parameter>--enable-kde</parameter> switch, you must set
-    <command>KDEDIR=$KDE_PREFIX</command> before running
-    configure.</para></note>
+    <note>
+      <para>Because of the complexity of the
+      <application>OpenOffice</application> build system, it is not possible to
+      provide generic build instructions for all systems.  You should review
+      the output of <command>config_office/configure --help</command> and take
+      advantage of any system installed programs and libraries available using
+      the <parameter>--enable-*</parameter>, <parameter>--disable-*</parameter>,
+      and <parameter>--with-system-*</parameter> parameters.  Additionally, if
+      you have installed <application>KDE</application> in the
+      <filename class='directory'>/opt</filename> prefix, and would like to use the
+      <parameter>--enable-kde</parameter> switch, you must set
+      <command>KDEDIR=$KDE_PREFIX</command> before running
+      <command>configure</command>.</para>
+    </note>
 
-    <para>Configure <application>OpenOffice</application> using the following
-    commands:</para>
-
-<screen><userinput>cd config_office/ &&
-./configure --prefix=/opt/openoffice-&openoffice-version; \
-    --enable-libart --disable-fontooo --disable-gnome-vfs \
-    --without-fonts --without-system-jars --without-pam \
-    --with-system-stdlibs --with-system-freetype \
-    --with-system-expat --with-system-libxml --with-system-zlib \
-    --enable-cairo --enable-build-mozilla \
-    --with-build-version=BLFS --with-package-format=native \
-    --disable-binfilter --disable-odk --disable-qadevooo \
-    --with-use-shell=bash &&
-cd ..</userinput></screen>
-
     <para><application>OpenOffice</application> fails to compile if
     <command>umask</command> is set to something exotic. The build can also
     fail if the <envar>LANG</envar> or <envar>LC_ALL</envar> environment
@@ -224,66 +208,88 @@
 <screen><userinput>umask 0022 &&
 unset LANG LC_ALL</userinput></screen>
 
-    <para>Compile <application>OpenOffice</application> using the following
-    commands:</para>
+    <para>Install <application>OpenOffice</application> by running the
+    following commands:</para>
 
 <screen><userinput>patch -Np1 -i ../OOo_&openoffice-version;-use_bin_hsqldb-1.patch &&
+
+sed 's at ..\$/dist\$/configure at uudecode="no" ..\$/dist\$/configure@' \
+    -i berkeleydb/makefile.mk &&
+
+pushd config_office &&
+./configure --prefix=/opt/openoffice-&openoffice-version; \
+            --enable-libart                \
+            --disable-fontooo              \
+            --disable-gnome-vfs            \
+            --without-fonts                \
+            --without-system-jars          \
+            --without-pam                  \
+            --with-system-stdlibs          \
+            --with-system-freetype         \
+            --with-system-expat            \
+            --with-system-libxml           \
+            --with-system-libxslt          \
+            --with-system-zlib             \
+            --enable-cairo                 \
+            --enable-build-mozilla         \
+            --with-build-version=BLFS      \
+            --with-package-format=native   \
+            --disable-binfilter            \
+            --disable-odk                  \
+            --disable-qadevooo             \
+            --with-use-shell=bash &&
+popd &&
+
 ./bootstrap &&
-. LinuxX86Env.Set.sh &&
+source LinuxX86Env.Set.sh &&
 dmake</userinput></screen>
 
     <para>This package does not come with a test suite.</para>
 
-    <para>Install <application>OpenOffice</application> as the
-    <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user with the
-    following commands:</para>
+    <para>Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem>
+     user:</para>
 
 <screen role="root"><userinput>pushd instsetoo_native/unxlngi6.pro/OpenOffice/\
 native/install/en-US/linux-2.6-intel/buildroot/opt &&
 cp -r -v openoffice.org2.3 /opt/openoffice-&openoffice-version; &&
-popd</userinput></screen>
+popd &&
 
-    <para>Still as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem>
-    user:</para>
-
-<screen role="root"><userinput>for appl in sbase scalc sdraw simpress smath soffice spadmin swriter
+for appl in sbase scalc sdraw simpress smath soffice spadmin swriter
 do
     ln -v -sf /opt/openoffice-&openoffice-version;/program/$appl /usr/bin/$appl
-done</userinput></screen>
+done &&
 
-    <para>The icons are not installed by default.  While still the
-    <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user, install the icons
-    with the following commands:</para>
-
-<screen role="root"><userinput>cd sysui/desktop/icons &&
-install -v -d /usr/share/icons/{HighContrast,hicolor,locolor} -m755 &&
+pushd sysui/desktop/icons &&
+install -v -m755 -d /usr/share/icons/{HighContrast,hicolor,locolor} &&
 cp -r -v HighContrast/*x* /usr/share/icons/HighContrast &&
-cp -r -v hicolor/*x* /usr/share/icons/hicolor &&
-cp -r -v locolor/*x* /usr/share/icons/locolor</userinput></screen>
+cp -r -v hicolor/*x*      /usr/share/icons/hicolor &&
+cp -r -v locolor/*x*      /usr/share/icons/locolor &&
+popd</userinput></screen>
 
     <para>If you have installed <xref linkend="desktop-file-utils"/>, you
     should copy the <filename>*.desktop</filename> files to
     <filename>/usr/share/applications</filename> with the following
     commands as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
 
-<screen role="root"><userinput>install -v -d /usr/share/applications -m 755 &&
-cd /opt/openoffice-&openoffice-version;/share/xdg/ &&
+<screen role="root"><userinput>install -v -d -m755 /usr/share/applications &&
+pushd /opt/openoffice-&openoffice-version;/share/xdg/ &&
 for appl in *.desktop
 do
-    sed -i '/Exec/d' $appl
-    echo "Exec=/usr/bin/s`echo $appl | sed 's/.desktop//'`" >> $appl
-    sed -i '/Icon/d' $appl
+    sed -i '/Exec/d' $appl &&
+    echo "Exec=/usr/bin/s`echo $appl | sed 's/.desktop//'`" >> $appl &&
+    sed -i '/Icon/d' $appl &&
     echo "Icon=`echo $appl | sed 's/.desktop//'`" >> $appl
 done &&
 sed -i 's at bin/sprinteradmin at bin/spadmin@' printeradmin.desktop &&
 cp -v *.desktop /usr/share/applications &&
-update-desktop-database</userinput></screen>
+update-desktop-database &&
+popd</userinput></screen>
 
     <para>Finally, if you'd like to edit <application>OpenOffice</application>
     documents directly from <xref linkend="seamonkey"/> or
     <xref linkend="firefox"/>, create a symbolic link in your
-    plugins directory to
-    <filename>/opt/openoffice-&openoffice-version;/program/libnpsoplugin.so</filename>.
+    plugins directory to <filename
+    class='libraryfile'>/opt/openoffice-&openoffice-version;/program/libnpsoplugin.so</filename>.
     Additionally, you must enable the plugin from the
     <parameter>Internet Options</parameter> within any
     <application>OpenOffice</application> application.</para>
@@ -293,21 +299,26 @@
   <sect2 role="commands">
     <title>Command Explanations</title>
 
+    <para><command>sed 's at ..\$dist\$/configure at uudecode="no"...'</command>: 
+    This command corrects a build failure when a faulty
+    <command>uudecode</command>, provided by <xref linkend="gmime"/>, is 
+    installed.</para>
+
     <para><parameter>--enable-*</parameter>: The switches listed in the
-    example configure command above force the use of system installed
-    libraries that are known to be available on a BLFS system that meets
-    the required and recommended dependencies.</para>
+    example <command>configure</command> command above force the use of system
+    installed libraries that are known to be available on a BLFS system that
+    meets the required and recommended dependencies.</para>
 
     <para><parameter>--disable-fontooo</parameter>: Use
-    <application>Fontconfig</application> instead of FontOOo.</para>
+    <application>Fontconfig</application> instead of the FontOOo.</para>
 
     <para><parameter>--disable-gnome-vfs</parameter>: Disable the use of
     <application>Gnome Virtual File System</application> libraries.  Omit
     this switch if you have Gnome installed.</para>
 
     <para><parameter>--without-fonts</parameter>: Do not install Bitstream
-    Vera fonts since they are already included in X Window System
-    Environment.</para>
+    Vera fonts since they are already included in the
+    <application>X</application> Window System Environment.</para>
 
     <para><parameter>--with{,out}-system-*</parameter>: Determines
     whether to use the system libraries and programs or to build
@@ -320,8 +331,8 @@
     <para><parameter>--enable-build-mozilla</parameter>: Build the in-tree
     <application>Mozilla</application> suite.</para>
 
-    <para><parameter>--with-build-version=BLFS</parameter>: Appends "BLFS"
-    to the end of the version string.</para>
+    <para><parameter>--with-build-version=BLFS</parameter>: Appends
+    <quote>BLFS</quote> to the end of the version string.</para>
 
     <para><parameter>--with-package-format=native</parameter>: This switch
     forces the build to skip the packaging process, leaving only the
@@ -330,7 +341,8 @@
 
     <para><parameter>--disable-binfilter</parameter>: This switch disables
     the build of legacy <application>StarOffice-5</application> import
-    filters.  Omit this switch if you've downloaded the binfilter package
+    filters.  Omit this switch if you've downloaded the
+    <application>binfilter</application> package
     above.  Warning: Installation of the legacy import filters increases the
     build time considerably.  Only install them if you have these old
     file types, and need to edit them in 
@@ -338,7 +350,7 @@
 
     <para><parameter>--disable-odk</parameter>: This switch disables the build
     of the <application>OpenOffice</application> SDK.  Omit this switch if
-    you've downloaded the sdk package above.</para>
+    you've downloaded the SDK package above.</para>
 
     <para><parameter>--disable-qadevooo</parameter>: This switch skips
     the building of the quality assurance tools used by the
@@ -361,23 +373,29 @@
     <para>
     <parameter>--with-lang=<replaceable><LANG></replaceable></parameter>:
     Allows the use of additional languages in 
-    <application>OpenOffice</application>. ENUS is the default.</para>
+    <application>OpenOffice</application>. US English (ENUS) is the
+    default.</para>
 
     <para>
     <parameter>--with-dict=<replaceable><LANG></replaceable></parameter>:
     Allows the use of alternate dictionaries in
-    <application>OpenOffice</application>. ENUS is the default.</para>
+    <application>OpenOffice</application>. US English (ENUS) is the
+    default.</para>
 
     <para><parameter>--with-use-shell=bash</parameter>: Tells the 
-    <application>OpenOffice</application> build system to use bash as opposed
-    to tcsh.</para>
+    <application>OpenOffice</application> build system to use
+    <command>bash</command> as opposed to <command>tcsh</command>.</para>
 
     <para><command>./bootstrap</command>: Build the
-    <application>dmake</application> utility required to complete the
+    <command>dmake</command> utility required to complete the
     build.</para>
 
     <para><command>dmake</command>: Compiles the package.</para>
 
+    <para><command>for appl in sbase scalc...</command>: Creates symlinks
+    for the applicatons in
+    <filename class="directory">/usr/bin</filename>.</para>
+
     <para><command>for appl in *.desktop...</command>: Edit the
     <filename>*.desktop</filename> files for use with a standard BLFS
     system.</para>




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