[nycbug-talk] OpenOffice 2.0 on FreeBSD 6.0 Build Failure (gconf2)

George R. george
Tue Nov 29 14:58:45 EST 2005

Kevin Reiter wrote:
> Hey all,
> I'm attempting to install OpenOffice.org 2.0 in FreeBSD 6.0.  I didn't 
> have any problems until after getting Java installed, when it moved onto 
> gconf2:
> ===>   openoffice.org-2.0.0_1 depends on shared library: gconf-2.5 - not 
> found
> ===>    Verifying install for gconf-2.5 in /usr/ports/devel/gconf2
> ===>  gconf2-2.12.1 is marked as broken: Unknown component ltverhack.
> *** Error code 1
> Stop in /usr/ports/devel/gconf2.
> *** Error code 1
> I ran a cvsup last night, so the ports tree is recent as of then.
> Does anyone know a workaround/fix/suggestion for this?  I have portaudit 
> installed, which is what I'm guessing is stopping the build, although I 
> could be wrong.  Is there a way to bypass the check for this if that's 
> the case?

I dealt with this a while ago, and think I had to manually delete gconf2 
(and maybe other dependencies as this happened), and let OOo reinstall 
on its own.

That's my usual procedure on the rare happening that a port doesn't 
install right.

can't wait for the OOo2 pkg to be out. . .


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