[CentOS] LibreOffice rpm's vs Centos testing repo

Fri Apr 27 06:32:42 UTC 2012
Johan Vermeulen <jvermeulen at cawdekempen.be>

This time in the "normal" repo or also in testing?
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Nux! <nux at li.nux.ro>schreef:

>On 19.03.2012 11:43, Jake Shipton wrote:
>> On Mon, 19 Mar 2012 09:50:21 +0000
>> nux at li.nux.ro wrote:
>>> Jake,
>>> Sure, 3.5 is on the to do list.
>>> I see this trend a lot, to make repos out of official rpms (at least
>>> Ljubomir is also doing it). Maybe it's worth doing this on a bigger
>>> scale. Care to share what exactly you are doing? Are you using any
>>> "meta" packages?
>> Hi,
>> The setup is pretty basic (imo) because the repo is used only in a 
>> LAN
>> and never used outside of this LAN, I do not worry about generating
>> delta's or stuff like that. I don't even GPG sign them.
>> The local repo is also used for other self compiled RPM's. These 
>> would
>> usually be tagged with a ".hr" tag (ie,
>> <packagename>-<version>.el6.hr.x86_64) for easy removal.
>> But as far as I am aware to do that, with official RPM's it would
>> require a rebuild.
>> So what I tend to do is just open up filezilla, ftp to a libreoffice
>> mirror, browse my way to libreoffice stable RPM's, and download them 
>> to
>> "/var/www/html/repository/<arch>" (Which is actually just a link
>> to /home/<username>/rpmbuild/RPMS)
>> Obviously the repository it's self is pre-setup because of the other
>> packages, so as my normal user next up I would just run:
>> createrepo --update ~/rpmbuild/RPMS/<arch>
>> createrepo --update ~/rpmbuild/RPMS/SRPMS
>> A quick check for SELinux permission's and it's good to go :-). Now
>> from local machines on the LAN I would just use "yum install 
>> libobasis*
>> libreoffice*" etc, then pick and remove the unnecessary extra 
>> packages.
>> and "yum update" takes care of updates :-) (after I have redone the
>> above..)
>> This is something most user could easily do them selves, and it could
>> also be done publicly, however it is still a "messy" method even if
>> somebody else does it for you (and you just enable/add the repo).
>> I would still prefer to be able to have RPM's built specifically for
>> EL6.
>> I guess that raises the question of "You have the repo, rpmbuild
>> etc setup, why don't you build them your self?", and to answer it:
>> Because I do not have the CPU Power :-) (Still got a Single core
>> here....)
>> But yeah.. that's basically all I do :-).
>And that's what I did as well. Check this out:
>I'll spam this in a separate message on the usual places.
>Also, more good news comes from Redhat as RHEL 6.3 will contains 
>Libreoffice 3.4.5!
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