Subject: Re: WP8 for Linux?
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: Rick Kelly <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/15/2000 22:46:29
Peter Seebach said:

>Anyone gotten this running?  It looks like it installs a whole bunch of
>files, and I'm not sure which, if any, is the "real" executable, or how I'd
>coerce them into finding their various parts.  Mostly installs stuff in
>/usr/lib/wp8, it appears.

Back when I was running NetBSD 1.3 on this machine, I installed the linux_lib
package and then installed the WordPerfect 8 for Linux package as downloaded
from Only oddity was that the install script thought I was running
Linux 1.3. :-)

It installed in /usr/local/wp, the same default directory that it uses on
Solaris 2.x and SunOS 4.x.

This box has been upgraded to 1.4.1 and I'm still running WP8 without any 

On the other hand I could post a really long rant about pkgsrc and installing
Linux "stuff"...

Rick Kelly