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Re: OpenOffice packages?

Alan Shutko said:
> Stephen Zander <gibreel@debian.org> writes:
> > If OpenOffice requires a 1.2 jdk to compile, it likely requires a 1.2
> > jre to execute so that would work only if the package included a jre
> > 1.2 installer.
> ISTR that's not the case.  It needs the jdk to compile some optional
> functionality, but will run perfectly fine without it.

I can confirm that it runs without a JDK or JRE.  I have neither, but do run 
OO.  However, some functionality is not there (not that I have found anything 
that I miss).


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