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Re: [porting-dev] ported platforms out-number primary platforms

On Wed, Apr 02, 2003 at 03:25:58PM +0200, Martin Hollmichel wrote:
> Kevin B. Hendricks wrote:
> >Also, does anyone know what happened to the Linux Sparc port that was 
> >started at the conference?  Is there an issue number that tracks needed 
> >changes and patches?  Can we get some volunteer to take it over and 
> >complete it?
> >
> Heiner, Ruediger, Daniel and ause got this port almost to completion, 
> I'm just preparing the announcement of it. I will commit the changes to 
> the 11beta branch in the next two days and do reintegration of 11beta 
> back into master. three things are open here:
> 1. make boost compile -> no calc available without boost library
> 2. adopt configure for the new platform.
> 3. find maintainer for this port ( I saw Chris and Rene their fingers 
> raising for this at OOoCon ?! ;) ).

Hehe.  Neither of us actually owns any sparc hardware :(  We have access to
a few debian developer machines that are sparc architecture, but as you can
imagine it's not all that fun to try and port/run OOo over the internet.

But there may well be more people within Debian who are interested.
Crossposting to debian-openoffice.


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