1.0.2 and FreeBSD 4.8-RELEASE

Doug Poland doug at
Sat May 31 08:18:18 PDT 2003

On Sun, Jun 01, 2003 at 01:00:33AM +1000, David Gerard wrote:
> OK. I know that after much fiddling with OOo 1.0.1 and FreeBSD 4.6.2, it
> came out that OOo basically just, er, didn't work on FreeBSD at that time.
> So. On the other box (FreeBSD 4.8), we've just installed OOo 1.0.2 from
> ports. A few days' compilation from source. It, er, sort of works. It
> starts up, but crashes when you try to save anything (dies with an internal
> error).
> The README claims it works with FreeBSD 4.5 and up, but I'll believe that
> when I see it doing so.
> What are others' experiences so far? Is there some undocumented hoop one
> must jump through to get it to behave itself?
I had been using linux binaries with success.  I've been trying to build
native 1.0.3 but the build keeps failing.  I've never been able to compile
any version of from source.


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