How to enable APPR with Apache OpenOffice 3.4 on Ubuntu 11.04
APPR is a performance toolset for OpenOffice. You will get a step-to-step guide on "How to enable APPR with Apache OpenOffice 3.4 on Ubuntu 11.04".
Get AOO3.4 build ready with APPR patch
Get the latest source code for Apache OpenOffice 3.4
You can get the source code from "https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/ooo/trunk". Please put it under "/opt/aoo340/build", mark it as AOO_HOME. Then you can locate to all the modules under "$AOO_HOME/main".
Get the package for APPR
Here is the link. Please put it under "/opt/aoo340" and uncompress it. You can get a dir "/opt/aoo340/APPR.for.AOO340.on.Ubuntu.11.04/APPR", mark it as APPR_HOME, then run commands below to apply APPR's patch into AOO's codebase.
cd "$APPR_HOME/src/appr_hook/ooo_patch" chmod a+x apply.sh ./apply.sh "$AOO_HOME/main"
Make a full build for AOO3.4
Please build AOO's source code with "export TIMELOG=TRUE"
cd "$AOO_HOME/main" autoconf ./configure ... source LinuxX86.Env.sh export TIMELOG=TRUE cd instset_ooo build --all -P4
Get the installation package
You can get it at "$AOO_HOME/main/instsetoo_native/unxlngi6.pro/OpenOffice/archive/install/en-US/Apache_OpenOffice_incubating_3.4.0_Linux_x86_install-arc_en-US.tar.gz". Please extract it, rename it to soffice and move it to "/opt/aoo340/". You can get a dir "/opt/aoo340/soffice", mark it as SOFFICE_HOME.
Install Macro library for APPR
You need to launch AOO3.4 by command "$SOFFICE_HOME/openoffice.org3/program/soffice.bin" in ternimal. Then import the Macro library under "$APPR_HOME/starBASIC/script.xlb". Please refer to user guide under "$APPR_HOME/docs".