[blfs-dev] LibreOffice 3.6.0

Fernando de Oliveira famobr at yahoo.com.br
Tue Aug 14 08:12:59 PDT 2012

First, thank you very much for the page upgrade. Looks very good.

Em 13-08-2012 13:16, Ragnar Thomsen escreveu:
> On Friday 10 August 2012 20:41:47 Fernando de Oliveira wrote:
>> The important differences with previous version are:
>>             --without-krb5                                        \
>>             --without-gssapi                                     &&
>> I do not have them installed. (previous versions did not need these
>> switches) and failed to build with system poppler:
>>             #--with-system-poppler
> Thanks for your input, Fernando.

You're welcome! Just trying to contribute as much as I can.

> I have commited LO 3.6.0. Like you, I 
> couldn't get LO to build with system Poppler. I tried both version 0.20.2 and 
> 0.20.3. It's a unit test (sdext_pdfimport.test) that fails, but the error 
> message isn't particularly helpful:
> .....
> tests.cxx:132:Assertion
> Test name: N12_GLOBAL__N_18PDFITestE::testXPDFParser
> assertion failed
> - Expression: rtl::math::approxEqual(m_aHyperlinkBounds.X1,34.7 ) && 
> rtl::math:
> :approxEqual(m_aHyperlinkBounds.Y1,386.0) && 
> rtl::math::approxEqual(m_aHyperlin
> kBounds.X2,166.7) && rtl::math::approxEqual(m_aHyperlinkBounds.Y2,406.2)
> - Correct hyperlink bounding box
> .....
> I couldn't find any useful info on this on the web, so I decided to use the 
> internal copy of Poppler for now.

I will keep watching for solutions for this, too.

> Concerning krb5 and gssapi, I don't have them either, but the "without" 
> switches weren't necessary.

I have to install LO-3.6.0 in four other machines, will test again.

> I also included a patch to fix building with Boost 1.50.

Will upgrade boost (and poppler and CUPS) before installing, and use the

>> About version: it is my fault that we are using four digit version. I
>> have seen a distro that does like that, but can't remember which one.
>> The LO site has: "This release is bit-for-bit identical to the 3.6.0
>> Release Candidate 4, so you don't need to download or reinstall if you
>> have that version already." Therefore, even if it is not strictly wrong,
>> I believe, we should change (as my mind has already) to using 3.6.0
>> version, instead of, which seems to refer to a specific release
>> candidate, not version.
> I agree with you on this, so I removed the last ".4".

Thanks for that, too.

> I don't have CUPS, so I built with --disable-cups. Now, if someone with CUPS 
> 1.6+ could test building LO...

I still have to get CUPS running in the Non-virtual machine. In the
others, I can test, using *buntu as host.


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