openoffice fun

Randy McMurchy randy at
Fri Apr 15 07:58:55 PDT 2005

DJ Lucas wrote these words on 04/14/05 23:52 CST:
> Randy McMurchy wrote:
>>So, we could update BLFS to the new JDK and just put notes in
>>the FOP and OpenOffice instructions that the 1.4.2 version of
>>the JDK is required.
> Yes this should be fine for now...but why upgrade if it'll cause
> problems?  AFAIK, the 1.4.2 is fine for everything right now.  Only
> people that need 1.5.0 will be devs, and they can figure it out from the
> previous patches or just use the binary.

I'm going to work on the issues with FOP this weekend. To answer
your question of "why upgrade" the JDK - If we can resolve the
issues with FOP and OpenOffice, then using the JDK-1.5 (5.0) means
that one doesn't have to install a different compiler (GCC-3.3.x)
to build the JDK.

To me, this is a compelling reason to try to move along with the


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