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From: Willie Wong <wwong@×××××××××.EDU>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] [OT] Open Office USE flags
Date: Sun, 28 Aug 2005 06:11:50
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] [OT] Open Office USE flags by John Dangler
1 On Sat, Aug 27, 2005 at 11:07:52PM -0400, John Dangler wrote:
2 > Anyone know why Open Office would require USE=???hardened??? ?
4 huh? To my knowledge, no package would REQUIRE a useflag.
6 > Or is this here to show that it can be installed in a hardened Gentoo environment?
8 The line IUSE=".... hardened ..." in the ebuild specifies that it CAN
9 be built with the hardened flag, probably for PIE.
11 > I noticed some postings based on people installing it with -hardened (and having problems), but I don't have a hardened Gentoo install and don't want this to bork, since I'm sure it will take a while to compile...
13 OpenOffice is app-office, I highly doubt most people using OpenOffice,
14 i.e., on a desktop, would seriously need/want hardened.
16 Go ahead and emerge it with -hardened.
18 W
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20 Q: What's grey and proves the nondenumerability of the Reals?
21 A: Cantor's Diagonal Elephant
22 Sortir en Pantoufles: up 16 days, 9:06
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RE: [gentoo-user] [OT] Open Office USE flags John Dangler <jdangler@××××××××.net>