OpenOffice2.0 64Bit ready?
glewis at eyesbeyond.com
Wed Aug 10 16:06:11 GMT 2005
On Wed, Aug 10, 2005 at 06:51:00AM -0500, Bob Willcox wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 10, 2005 at 09:13:33AM +0300, Andy Fawcett wrote:
> > On Wednesday 10 August 2005 06:47, 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.
> > I actually tried this just the other day, using pkg_add to install the 32bit
> > OOo. There were no errors during the pkg_add, but when I try to configure:
> > $ /usr/local/OpenOffice.org1.1.5/setup
> > /usr/libexec/ld-elf.so.1: Shared object "libsal.so.3" not found, required by
> > "javaldx"
> > /usr/libexec/ld-elf.so.1: Shared object "libsb645fi.so" not found, required by
> > "setup.bin"
> > I haven't really had time to investigate this further though.
> I had the same problem when I tried to run a 32bit version of OOo on my
> AMD64 system; and like you, haven't had a chance to persue it yet.
I'm running the 32 bit Linux version from SuSE 9.3 under emulation on
my amd64 box and its working quite well, so there is always that option.
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