OpenOffice2.0 64Bit ready?
obrien at freebsd.org
Wed Aug 10 05:56:21 GMT 2005
On Fri, Aug 05, 2005 at 05:53:09PM -0500, Bob Willcox wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 02, 2005 at 10:28:40AM -0700, David O'Brien wrote:
> > On Sun, Jul 31, 2005 at 01:13:45PM +0200, O. Hartmann wrote:
> > > Dear Sirs.
> > > I do not follow up everything written herein, so my question may sound
> > > stupid.
> > > On my FreeBSD 6.0 AMD64 box I run a 'clean' 64 Bit FreeBSD 6.0 (no 32Bit
> > > compatibility). I want to use OpenOffice from time to time reading Word
> > > or Excel documents. Can we compile and run OO 2.0 without 32 Bit
> > > compatibility enabled? I know this implies 64Bit clean code, so the
> > > major question would be whether OO 2 is 64 Bit clean or not.
> > No OOo isn't 64-bit clean.
> Is it possible to build and run a 32-bit version of OOo on AMD64?
Build, no. Run should be possible. Someone really needs to sit down and
wrap their heads around the Ports Collection and make it so that we can
install 32-bit i386 packages (actually just the .so's) on FreeBSD/AMD64.
-- David (obrien at FreeBSD.org)
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