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Explainations for db, openoffice, j2sdk

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1<sect2>
2<title>Introduction to openoffice</title>
3
4<screen>Download location (HTTP): <ulink url="&openoffice-download-http;"/>
5Version used: &openoffice-version;
6Package size: &openoffice-size;
7Estimated Disk space required: &openoffice-buildsize;
8Estimated Build time: &openoffice-buildtime;
9Estimated Install size: &openoffice-installsize;</screen>
10
11<para>The openoffice is a office suite, the opensource sibling of
12StarOffice.</para>
13
14<screen>openoffice depends on:
15 <xref linkend="freetype2"/>
16 <xref linkend="xfree86"/>
17 <xref linkend="j2sdk"/>
18 <xref linkend="zip"/>
19 <xref linkend="unzip"/>
20 <xref linkend="tcsh"/>
21 <xref linkend="db"/>
22 <xref linkend="STLport"/>
23 <xref linkend="which"/>
24 mktemp
25openoffice will utilize:
26 ant
27</screen>
28
29<para>Dowload the General Polygon Clipper Library from <ulink
30url="ftp://ftp.cs.man.ac.uk/pub/toby/gpc/gpc231.tar.Z"/>
31</para>
32
33<para>Also download the various patches from <userinput><ulink url="&hfile-root;"/></userinput>.
34The patches begin with openoffice-&openoffice-version;.
35You will need most of the patches
36except for the patches that activate the use the system installed versions
37of packages (you need to select those based on your installation).</para>
38
39<para>The source tarball only contains English language help. A localized help
40content file may be available at <ulink
41url="http://ftp.services.openoffice.org/pub/OpenOffice.org/contrib/helpcontent/"/>.</para>
42
43<para>If you have difficulties in building openoffice, check out the
44openoffice
45hint for detailed information at <ulink
46url="http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/~tushar/"/>. The
47hint also discusses installation of auxillary software.
48</para>
49
50
51</sect2>
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