openoffice support and other ports
ohartman at mail.uni-mainz.de
Mon Jun 26 19:41:43 UTC 2006
Sean McNeil wrote:
> Hi folks,
> AMD64 support by the most popular and useful ports for a desktop
> environment are in great shape. I now can natively:
> 1) Use all the GNOME environment with few problems. This has been
> working a long time.
> 2) Use Java 1.5 with eclipse without issue. This has been around for a
> few months.
> 3) Use OpenOffice. So far, I've edited a few MS Word and a PowerPoint
> presentation with great success. This is very recent. Only a couple of
> days since this has worked. Great job!
> The only thing missing that would cap it all off is a Java plug-in to
> the web browser.
> There are occasional crashes with some applications like evolution (only
> on exit) and Liferea, but overall everything has been rock solid and
> extremely usable.
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Are they really AMD64 ports or do they still need some ia32-compat-tweaks?
I wonder if JAVA is now fully 64Bit.
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