Re: dropping CONFIG_IA32_SUPPORT from ia64
On Fri, May 26, 2006 at 03:11:03AM -0400, Jes Sorensen wrote:
> Yup, Firefox runs nicely, now we just need gnash to get there so it
> can display some of those %#@%#$$@# sites that insist on using flash.
> I took a look at trying to build Open Office about two month ago. All
> I can say is YUCK! The build system is disgusting and the arch
> specific bits are a nightmare to try and mess with - after wasting a
> day on it I concluded that it wasn't worth waking up in the middle of
> the night shaking and all soaked in sweat over it. Back to using
> ia32el for it, which unfortunately makes an already utterly slow
> application seem like it's running on my old C64.
> Anyone who manages to get Open Office building natively is very brave
Indeed. In addition to your list ooo out of the sun cvs isn't even
64bit clean. RH and Novell people are working on that though.