Bug#377531: [email@example.com: Re: Bug#377531: openoffice.org-dev: unowinreg.dll should be included]
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Date: Sun, 9 Jul 2006 23:43:08 +0200
From: Rene Engelhard <email@example.com>
To: Kovacs Baldvin <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
Subject: Re: Bug#377531: openoffice.org-dev: unowinreg.dll should be included
[ clarification since some sentences can be misunderstood ]
Rene Engelhard wrote:
> > 1st: because /usr/lib/openoffice/sdk/settings/std.mk refers to this
> > file, a "make" in
> > /usr/lib/openoffice/sdk/examples/java/Spreadsheet
> > cannot possibly succeed. However, as programming openoffice is
> > as complicated as it is, I think this actually prevents those
> > small
> > "masses" who would be able to dig into it from actually try
> > to program under openoffice with java.
> That might be a valid point.
> I'll look whether it can be worked around...
I'll remove the offending line for 2.0.3-3.
> Debian is about shipping reproducible and fixable packages. We can't fix
> bugs in that .dll. Debian is about free software; we don't have the
We have the source file and a makefile.mk for Windows.
> You are free to package it for contrib, though (building ith with a
> windows cross-compiler and with the Windows .dlls - or for non-free just
^ (it e.g. links with
If you tell me now that it doesn't need them really and you can build it
cross using mingw (which then might or might not work with VC) I can do
that (patches welcome) but I doubt that...
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