Subject: Re: Building openoffice2 on amd64
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/27/2007 22:56:25
On Tue, 25 Dec 2007 11:13:42 -0800 (PST)
Paul Goyette <email@example.com> wrote:
> Since others have apparently been successful in building openoffice2,
> I'm wondering what's different about my system. It's a basic 4.99.41
> -current with a 4.99.41 userland. The kernel is custom configured,
> but no weird drivers or strange patches.
I used Kouichirou's patch from 26 December and it just worked. However
-- I had to bump my memory limits quite high. (I notice, though, that
I'm replying to a message of yours from 25 December that just arrived.
The header lines suggest that it was held for a manual spam check,
probably because of the size and attachment.)
If anyone wants, I'll upload my .tgz file. It was built -n 4.99.45
using modular xorg.
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb