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Re: Broken Star Office in unstable?

On Wed, Apr 11, 2001 at 02:58:25PM -0700, David Monarres wrote:
> I was thinking about the openoffice thing? How stable is it, my girlfriend
> is expected to be able to share documents w/ others in her biology dept
> (notice I said biology, not CS. there are a lot of macs and MSoffice seems
> to be mandatory) What is ripped out? ( all she need is the speadsheet and
> the wordProcessor) Anyway, to keep this as debian as possible I was
> wondering if you can force the linker to link the program with another
> version of libc. I could compile by hand (or if possible use the debs from
> potato) 2.1.3 and install it in /opt (directory that I created for misc
> closed source binaries) then do an 'export LD_LIBRORY_PATH' type thing or
> will it still link to libc in /lib. If that isn't it then I will backtrace
> the libraries that ldd reports and keep them in opt w/ star office. That
> way they stay stable while the deb libs change. Do you think that will
> work?
> David Monarres 
> <ayeq@yahoo.com>
> ps. SO 5.2 worked fine in woody and potato
> On Wed, 11 Apr 2001 00:56:08 Rob Bradford wrote:
> > Is is interesting, i've been running the first release of Open Office 
> > woody/sid which is basically Star Office with some stuff ripped out and
> > although it does crash sometimes, it never does it very regularly.
> > 
> > Maybe you could look at that ....
> > 
> > rob 
> > -- 
> > Rob 'robster' Bradford
> > rob@debianplanet.org
> > 
> > Founder/Lead Developer: Debian Planet
> > 

Uhm the printer support and the spelling dictionaries, as you have Star
Office you may be able to import them. I dont know.

If she doesnt need to print, then there will be no problem.

Rob 'robster' Bradford

Founder/Lead Developer: Debian Planet

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