Subject: Re: Doomed efforts.
To: Peter Seebach <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
Date: 05/17/2000 22:30:10
It would be _wonderful_ if you could come up a with a pkgsrc
entry for this...? :)
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On Wed, 10 May 2000, Peter Seebach wrote:
> In message <200005110159.SAA02578@grosse.manhattan.fugue.com>, Ted Lemon writes
> >I don't think AbiWord groks change bars yet, so it's probably a moot
> >point for you. AbiWord uses libwv to interpret Word documents. I
> >don't know if libwv groks change bars, but it might. AbiWord doesn't
> >yet do them native, AFAIK.
> Well, Applix is a pain to install, but I got it.
> 1. I had to install several RPM's in /, then move the libraries elsewhere,
> because they were tagged as non-relocatable.
> 2. Several packages had install scripts which assumed that /bin/sh was
> bash, but they weren't running in emulation, so they didn't get
> /emul/linux/bin/sh. If you don't run these scripts, the programs are
> 3. I still get:
> /usr/pkg/applix/axdata/fontmetrics/gallium/fs/axfontfs: error in loading shared libraries: /usr/pkg/applix/axdata/fontmetrics/gallium/fs/axfontfs: undefined symbol: gfs_main
> But... IT WORKS! It even *SHOWS REVISIONS IN DOC FILES THE WAY IT IS PROBABLY
> SUPPOSED TO*.
> I am in awe. I'm a little worried about the export "as RTF", but...
> Overall, about as easy to install as WP8, and looks to be a little better
> integrated. Not as cool-looking as StarOffice, but more powerful...