Subject: Re: Star Office sources now available as GPLed source
To: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Nick Hudson <email@example.com>
Date: 10/16/2000 16:34:35
Todd Vierling wrote:
> : > : http://www.openoffice.org/
> : ...
> : > FYI, I was working on this today and hope to have a working pkg in-tree
> : > tomorrow.
> : Including JDK 1.2.2?
> I'm first evaluating the buildability of a native system using the Linux JDK
> 1.2/1.3 as a bootstrap[*]. The JVM embedded into OpenOffice is inside the
> OpenOffice sources, and uses a completely abstracted thread system that may
> work with PTL2.
Why PTL2? I thought most effort was going into unproven-pthreads.
> However, it looks at this point as though gcc 2.95.2 will
> be needed after all (there's some rather complex C++ templates being used),
> and I may have to package that first.
lang/gcc is 2.95.2.
ps. Thanks for looking into this I can't wait for native StarOffice.
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