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On Wednesday 06 July 2011 12:08:45 Frank Peters wrote:
> On Wed, 6 Jul 2011 00:22:33 -0500
> Paul Hartman <paul.hartman+gentoo@...> wrote:
> > Take a look at this page:> http://en.gentoo-wiki.com/wiki/Downgrade_Glibc>
> > And also this forum topic:> http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t-845000-
> Thanks for these links.
> What a mess! In my case there would be no problem becauseabsolutely nothing
was built against the new glibc.
> However, I found another solution. I did not realize thatGentoo offers a
binary OpenOffice package. Installingthis openoffice-bin package now gives me
an OpenOfficethat starts with the new glibc update.
> So the new question is why does the binary from OO/LOfail to start while the
Gentoo binary shows no problem?AFAIK they are the same package, but the
directory structuresare different.
> Anyway, I'm glad to have OO running.
> Frank Peters
one is compiled by the ooo guys for some setup they consider 'standard'. The
other compiled against gentoo stable tree.
Huge differences. Really.