LibreOffice Packaging for Precise

Registered by Björn Michaelsen on 2011-10-07

General discussion session about all topics related to LibreOffice packaging and goals for Precise.

Whiteboard

Releases:
Intended upgrade paths:
LTS:
Lucid: none in on release, 3.3 series in PPA until Oneiric release, Libreoffice 3.4 until Precise release, Libreoffice 3.5 from Precise release
Precise: 3.5 series on release and in SRUs, 3.6/4.0 releases in PPA

Non-LTS:
Maverick: none in main, 3.3 releases in PPA until Natty release
Natty: 3.3 series on release and in SRUs, 3.4 releases in PPA until Oneiric release
Oneiric: 3.4 series on release and in SRUs, 3.5 releases in PPA until Precise release

Package Libreoffice 3.3.5 for Natty (ETA: Nov 23, 2011 - release has been dropped upstream): DROPPED
Possibly package subsequenttests as separate package: DROPPED
Possibly provide scripting for upstreaming bugs to bugs.freedesktop.org: DROPPED

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Work Items

Work items:
Clarify lo-menubar license for upstream (http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/libreoffice/2011-November/020761.html): DONE
Discuss with Chris Gregan and Pete Graner on how to improve QA for LibreOffice: DONE
Get a local ARM build bot setup: POSTPONED
Help packaging lo-menubar directly from the libreoffice source package, once it is migrated to vcl: POSTPONED
Package Libreoffice 3.4.5 for Oneiric as SRU (ETA: Jan 9, 2011) (was: 3.4.4 -- skipped): DONE
Package Libreoffice 3.4.4.1 (rc1) for Oneiric PPA (ETA: Oct 27, 2011): DONE
Package Libreoffice 3.5.0 for Precise (ETA: Feb 8, 2012): DONE
Package Libreoffice 3.5.1 for Precise (ETA: Mar 7, 2012, requires FFE): DONE
Clarify gvfs situation (drop gnome-vfs and use gio instead): DONE
Remove separate -l10n package: DONE
Run subsequenttests after build: DONE
Upstream go-oo patches still used by Debian: DONE
Fix get-orig-source for Libreoffice (still packing directly from git, but as the tarballs need to get repacked anyway, that shouldnt be an issue): DONE
[ricotz] Package Libreoffice 3.5.0 for Lucid PPA (ETA: Feb 8, 2012) (thanks ricotz): DONE
[ricotz] Package Libreoffice 3.5.0 for Natty PPA (ETA: Feb 8, 2012) (thanks ricotz): DONE
[ricotz] Package Libreoffice 3.5.0 for Oneiric PPA (ETA: Feb 8, 2012) (thanks ricotz): DONE
[ricotz] Package Libreoffice 3.5.1 for Lucid PPA (ETA: Mar 7, 2012): DONE
[ricotz] Package Libreoffice 3.5.1 for Natty PPA (ETA: Mar 7, 2012): DONE
[ricotz] Package Libreoffice 3.5.1 for Oneiric PPA (ETA: Mar 7, 2012): DONE
Possibly Package Libreoffice 3.5.1 as Oneiric Backport (ETA: Mar 7, 2012): BLOCKED
[ricotz] Package Libreoffice 3.5.2 for Lucid PPA (ETA: Apr 8, 2012): DONE
[ricotz] Package Libreoffice 3.5.2 for Natty PPA (ETA: Apr 8, 2012): TODO
[ricotz] Package Libreoffice 3.5.2 for Oneiric PPA (ETA: Apr 8, 2012): DONE