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PostPosted: Wed Aug 11, 2010 6:53 pm    Post subject: OpenOffice without java, what would I miss? Reply with quote

There is a really old mailing-list article that suggests that OpenOffice is "faster" if built with the java USE flag disabled:

http://www.mail-archive.com/gentoo-user@gentoo.org/msg22864.html

Faster or not, what is the functionality that I would miss upon disabling the USE flag?
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 11, 2010 7:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This page shows what OOo needs Java for:

http://wiki.services.openoffice.org/wiki/Java
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 11, 2010 7:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks! I think I'll disable it, for the sake of bloat reduction.
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