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Re: OpenOffice.org powerpc is 'mixed'


On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 04:02:02PM +0200, Thibaut Paumard wrote:
> Le 23 avr. 08 à 15:40, Sylvain Beucler a écrit :
>> Hi,
>> I'm trying to install OOo~bpo on Debian Etch PPC.
>> AFAICS version 2.3 was compiled a while ago. More recently 2.4 was
>> uploaded but did not compile for powerpc. Well, I'll install 2.3
>> nonetheless.
>> However, now there is a mix of 2.3 and 2.4 packages in Packages.gz,
>> which makes the package uninstallable:
> [...]
>> My intuitive feeling is that if 2.4 doesn't build on powerpc, then
>> it's an error if part of the packages are introduced in Packages.gz
>> anyway ("all or nothing" situation).
> Hi,
> 2.4 was successfully built on powerpc (that's the version available in 
> Lenny and sid for powerpc). The backport upload is only a few days old, 
> so presumable you just have to wait for the package to be built.

says it wasn't built :/ There's a silent 'ld' error, probably nothing
big though.

> The older versions of the *_all* packages are still available, you can 
> download on install them manually with dpkg -i if you so wish:
> http://www.backports.org/debian/pool/main/o/openoffice.org/

That's right :)
I'll try that.


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