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Re: Porting OpenOffice to AMD64

Rene Engelhard wrote:
> FWIW, I did build 2.0.2-1 for amd64 with gcj 4.0. It still is broken as
> known and this will not change as fast as many people assume. The stuff
> get SLOWLY forward, though.
> (http://people.debian.org/~rene/openoffice.org/2.0.2/experimental, _all
> ones in ..)
> We (Goswin and me) currently are planning on providing debs for amd64,
> though, that being the 32bit OOo but that needs some work and testing.

These are great news ! :) Thanks.

> Stay tuned... Trying to use the amd64 OOo for anything else than
> building and seeing how broken it is (except helping the port itself)
> is completely senseless at the moment...


>  - who now also has a amd64 and just tried again to see it himself ;)

Nice to hear also, it's a good little machine still a bit young but very
promising. ;-)

Emmanuel Fleury

I made up the term 'object-oriented', and I can tell you
I didn't have C++ in mind.
  -- Alan Kay, OOPSLA'97

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