OpenOffice2.0 64Bit ready?
sgk at troutmask.apl.washington.edu
Wed Aug 10 06:13:27 GMT 2005
On Tue, Aug 09, 2005 at 08:47:08PM -0700, David O'Brien wrote:
> 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.
To some extent, the Ports Collection has outlived its usefulness.
It took me 4 hours to fix libgmp4 and add a new port for mpfr
because the Porter's Handbook is useless.
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