openoffice support and other ports

Sean McNeil sean at
Tue Jun 27 06:20:59 UTC 2006

On Mon, 2006-06-26 at 21:39 +0200, O. Hartmann wrote:
> >   
> Are they really AMD64 ports or do they still need some ia32-compat-tweaks?
> I wonder if JAVA  is now fully 64Bit.

As others have stated, yes they are fully AMD64 ports and do not require
an ia32 compatability layer. Java 1.5 has been functional for a long
time now as a pure 64-bit port.  You do need a bootstrap java compiler,
however, which usually means you have to install a linux-compat version
for the first build.  After that, you can delete the linux version.

There is no 64-bit java plugin support available for web browsers, but
stand-alone java works.

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