Subject: Re: Successful install of OpenOffice 1.1 release for linux
To: George Michaelson <>
From: Michael Rauch <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/14/2003 10:49:58

On Tue, Oct 14, 2003 at 01:40:35PM +1000, George Michaelson wrote:
> I think the port could be updated from 1.0.3 to 1.1.0 quite safely. I've cc'd
> the port maintainer accordingly.

there are some problems during installation on 1.6.1, where the package
should work as well, and I haven't yet managed to resolve this. 
(It complains about not being able to open a file, but open(3) on the file
in ktrace-output returns with 0.)

> I'd be pretty interested in a native port, if there were runtime
> advantages to it. OpenOffice is still a pig to make, and slower than you
> would like, which is a shame.

What I hear from the Linux camp, speed seems to be a general problem. But
the developers have promised working on this for the next major
release (2.0).