Re: Broken applications: Openoffice on AMD64
> > On Thu, Jul 20, 2006 at 02:34:48PM +0200, Joost Witteveen wrote:
> > > Je 2006/07/20(4)/14:07, Joost Witteveen skribis:
> > > > I've been using a 64 bit OOo for a couple weeks now, and have been
> > > > quite
> > > > pleased with it. There's a working AMD64 port here:
> > > >
> > > > http://people.debian.org/~rene/openoffice.org/2.0.3/amd64/
> > >
> > > That's the 2.0.3-1 version, released 2006-07-01, right? That must
> > > be the same version announced here: http://openoffice.debian.net/
> > > where it's described as: "Note that they sttill are not usable;
> > > for example saving doesn't work..."
> > > Now, my uses of OO usually don't include saving anything, but I do
> > > imagine that to be important for some people.
> > >
> > > (I run debian-amd64 on a server, where I have no need for OO, so I
> > > haven't tried it myself).
> > >
> > >
> > > Or does saving generally work, except for some exotic file formats
> > > like .doc?
> > I'm using this package since it's released, and had only very few
> > crashes. OOo only crashes while opening some MS-word files - with
> > some others it has no problem.
> > Saving documents failed never here - neither on .odt nor .doc-files.
> > Mostly I use OOo-writer - and that package seems to work very well.
> Where can I get the .dsc, .diff and .tar.gz files to build this?
> I'm running 64-bit Sid.
Read the above mails again, and you will find a working link directly to
the built debs... ;)
Download them, install them, and enjoy.