[arch-dev-public] go-openoffice to testing/extra

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Fri May 1 10:53:32 EDT 2009

Andreas Radke wrote:
> Am Sat, 02 May 2009 00:09:01 +1000
> schrieb Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org>:
>> Andreas Radke wrote:
>>> pkg moved to extra.
>>> Any idea how to handle the langpacks until we get splitted packages?
>>> 1) use symlinks from the vanilla langpacks to the go-oo location.
>>> needs updates on the langpacks for every go-oo update what may
>>> annoy people using only the vanilla OOo.
>> I assume this is because of the go-oo directory in /usr/lib has the 
>> pkgver in it.  Can you not just do a sed or two so that is 
>> /usr/lib/go-openoffice?
>> Or if I am way off, can you explain the problem in more detail.
> This is wanted. It allows you to install several versions along each
> other. Like we do now in openoffice-base{,beta,devel). It would be a
> mess to sed this out. It's a wanted upstream feature and one of the
> go-oo improvements.

OK, but as far as I can tell, the langpacks only work with 
openoffice-base and not openoffice-base-{beta,devel}.  If that is 
correct, what is wrong with installing go-oo to /usr/lib/go-openoffice 
and having langpacks work with that and any other versions go to 


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