On Fri, Jul 01, 2011 at 03:02:35PM +0100, Michael Meeks wrote:
>       so - of course, we're happy to merge patches, help out & so on; but in
> the past there has been a certain amount of cruft and pain in the
> project to make it build with the oddish Solaris compilers. Personally,
> I'd strongly prefer a future where we built only with free compilers on
> Mac/cross-compile-to-windows/Linux and other places.

>From what I've heard from *Solaris application developers/packagers, the
old Sun compilers are beeing dropped left and right.
It seems Oracle has also borked this product line...

>       Having said all that, personally I'd concentrate on getting 3.4.x
> building if you're desperate for a stable version, 3.4.2 will be out in
> a month, freeze in 2 weeks and can have your fixes in it by then; but
> I'd go for building on master and back-porting those myself :-)

Master is also reasonably okay for day-to day work; I have been using
snapshots without trouble with small .odt or .ods documents for the last
two month or so...

Francois Tigeot
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