OpenOffice.org 1.0.2 and FreeBSD 4.8-RELEASE
doug at polands.org
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
> 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 OO.org from source.
More information about the freebsd-questions