[blfs-support] On how to build LibreOffice and save space (Was: A startup quesion)

Fernando de Oliveira famobr at yahoo.com.br
Sat Nov 24 09:35:05 PST 2012

--- Em sáb, 24/11/12, Tobias Gasser escreveu:

> De: Tobias Gasser
> Assunto: Re: [blfs-support] On how to build LibreOffice and save space (Was: A startup quesion)
> Para: "BLFS Support List" <blfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org>
> Data: Sábado, 24 de Novembro de 2012, 13:48
> Am 24.11.2012 16:12, schrieb Fernando
> de Oliveira:
> > One doubt, though. In my case, would it be worth
> building the other
> > packages separately just for LO use, or better to let
> it build them
> > (worth in user/machine size and/or time spent)?
> >

Of course it was a "lazy" doubt.        :-)

> - some packages are a little outdated and lo works fine with
> the current 
> version i use.
> - most packages are already in the book or cmi
> - as far as i can see, lo does not install the header-files
> for these 
> packages. if another package uses one of those libraries, i
> have 
> duplicates. one in the lo install-tree and on in the
> standard /usr/lib 
> (or wherever you install the standalone version).
> - i like to be up to date with lo (security, new features,
> better 
> compatibility). rebuilding a new version is faster and does
> not require 
> to update the standalone libs as they are usualy already
> current.
> - updating one of the libraries usualy works without
> rebuilding lo
> but as usual: 'your distro, your rules'

I agree with all these points, will try to build and use them for next
LO version update.

Thanks again, Tobias.


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