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Date:      Sun, 7 Oct 2012 22:37:18 +0000 (UTC)
From:      Walter Hurry <walterhurry@gmail.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: compile/install Libreoffice Writer only
Message-ID:  <k4t06t$tck$1@ger.gmane.org>
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On Sun, 07 Oct 2012 15:44:15 +0000, jb wrote:

> Polytropon <freebsd <at> edvax.de> writes:
> 
> 
>> On Sun, 7 Oct 2012 12:12:17 +0000 (UTC), jb wrote:
>> > Polytropon <freebsd <at> edvax.de> writes:
>> > 
>> > 
>> > > On Sun, 7 Oct 2012 05:11:50 +0000 (UTC), jb wrote:
>> > > > Hi,
>> > > > is there a way to do that right now in ports (config, make
>> > > > options) ?
>> > > > Or would that require separate source packaging per component ?
>> > > 
>> > > I'm not aware that this is possible, as LibreOffice (like
>> > > OpenOffice) is designed as an "integrated package" containing
>> > > various interconnected parts of office productivity programs.
>> > > So I assume it's not easy to build _only_ one component.
>> > > ...
>> > 
>> > It is possible - those Linux lollipops offer such in some distros,
>> > prepackaged.
>> 
>> Interesting, I didn't think that was possible. Does this come with a
>> _separated_ build for all the components that have such a corresponding
>> package, or is it simply not containing the binaries for the "other"
>> components?
>> ...
> 
> For example, in Archlinux these are separate builds/packages:
> 
> libreoffice-common
> 
> libreoffice-base libreoffice-calc libreoffice-draw libreoffice-impress
> libreoffice-writer
> 
> libreoffice-sdk libreoffice-sdk-doc
> 
> libreoffice-extension-nlpsolver libreoffice-extension-pdfimport
> libreoffice-extension-presentation-minimizer
> libreoffice-extension-presenter-screen libreoffice-gnome
> libreoffice-kde4 libreoffice-math libreoffice-postgresql-connector
> libreoffice-scripting-javascript ...
> 
> So, there is a lot of functionality thru modularity.
> 
> For example, in CentOS (clone of RedHat) I can install
> libreoffice-writer only, which pulls libreoffice-common, and perhaps
> some extension packages (if so configured).

Yes, but libreoffice-common is essentially the whole thing; libreoffice-
base, libreoffice-calc, libreoffice-draw, libreoffice-impress and 
libreoffice-writer are (relatively) small front ends.

To all intents and purposes, Polytropon is right.





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