[CentOS] ant RPM for CentOS 4

Johnny Hughes mailing-lists at hughesjr.com
Thu Oct 6 19:43:56 UTC 2005

On Thu, 2005-10-06 at 13:38 -0500, Aleksandar Milivojevic wrote:
> Quoting Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams <ivazquez at ivazquez.net>:
> > On Thu, 2005-10-06 at 12:05 -0500, Aleksandar Milivojevic wrote:
> >> Attempting to build OpenOffice 2 on CentOS 4 from rawhide (future FC5) SRPM.
> >> The spec file has EL4 target (which is nice), and I got almost all 
> >> dependencies
> >> in place (mostly from 4.2beta and some from rawhide).  However, I'm 
> >> missing the
> >> ant package.  Ant from rawhide doesn't compile since it is already 
> >> gcc 4 based
> >> (fails on dependencies, getting it to use gcc4 instead of gcc seems 
> >> like nice
> >> piece of work, but I might be wrong, I might need to do it after 
> >> all).  Similar
> >> story with FC4 ant SRPM.  CentOS doesn't have ant RPM at all.  FC3 
> >> (which is the
> >> closest match to EL4/CentOS4) doesn't have it either.
> >>
> >> Has anybody managed to rebuild ant SRPM on CentOS 4.x?
> >
> > Did you try JPackage?
> Not yet, but I'll give it a try.  There's no el4 specific RPM, so I'll 
> try with
> generic one.  The only thing I'm affraid is that it will use java from gcc
> package (gcc v3), while openoffice itself depends on java from gcc4 
> package. Anyhow, I'll try and see how it works out.
> ----------------------------------------------------------------

Just for the record, the OpenOffice 2.0 RC1 from the openoffice.org


has RPMS that install on CentOS-3 and CentOS-4 without any major issues.
For everything to work, you also need to install a JRE (I used the
latest SUN JRE).
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