Re: dropping CONFIG_IA32_SUPPORT from ia64

From: Christoph Hellwig <>
Date: 2006-05-26 23:42:33
On Fri, May 26, 2006 at 03:11:03AM -0400, Jes Sorensen wrote:
> Yup, Firefox runs nicely, now we just need gnash to get there so it
> can display some of those %#@%#$$@# sites that insist on using flash.
> I took a look at trying to build Open Office about two month ago. All
> I can say is YUCK! The build system is disgusting and the arch
> specific bits are a nightmare to try and mess with - after wasting a
> day on it I concluded that it wasn't worth waking up in the middle of
> the night shaking and all soaked in sweat over it. Back to using
> ia32el for it, which unfortunately makes an already utterly slow
> application seem like it's running on my old C64.
> Anyone who manages to get Open Office building natively is very brave
> :)

Indeed.  In addition to your list ooo out of the sun cvs isn't even
64bit clean.  RH and Novell people are working on that though.

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