[aur-general] [arch-dev-public] moving libpaper to extra / new (Calligra/LibO) Office related libs

Tanner Danzey arkaniad at gmail.com
Wed Jan 22 15:07:29 EST 2014

On Jan 22, 2014 2:03 PM, "Jelle van der Waa" <jelle at vdwaa.nl> wrote:
> On 01/22/14 at 08:54am, Andreas Radke wrote:
> > I'd like to make use of libpaper in Ghostscript, Cups and LibreOffice.
> > So I will move it to extra and will maintain it there.
> >
> > Also I was told that Callibre can make use of certain libraries in
> > future versions that are already part of the internal LibreOffice
> > sources. I will do some investigation and will decide if we make
> > them system libs so we can do shared linking to these libs.
> >
> > Please have a look at the PKGBUILD, what internal sources we will use
> > in LibO 4.2 :
> >
> >
> >
> > -Andy
> It totally makes sense to create packages for libraries which are used in
Calligra and
> LibreOffice. Creating packages for obscure libraries used only in
> LibreOffice seems like an unnecessary maintain burden, I just wonder why
> you don't use boost and rhino from our repos.
> When I used to contribute to LibreOffice, I've build flawlessly against
> our repo's boost version.
> --
> Jelle van der Waa

I have to agree with this. My two cents would be on the basis of
organization and consistency throughout the repository, although I'm likely

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