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I've been swimming upstream my whole life and I don't intend to stop
now. The iBook is my first Mac and has been quite an adventure, despite
eight years of Linux experience and two years with gentoo. But it's all
running smoothly now and the iBook is a sweet little machine.
A few of my ebuilds have made it into the main portage tree and you can
be sure that they will contain ~ppc from now on if they are feasible. If
there is anything I can do to help, let me know.
On Tue, 20 Apr 2004 18:15:02 +0200
"David Holm <email@example.com>" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
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> Thanks, I've keyworded it. I have a 1.1.52 qpkg:ed binary that I was
> going to build a -bin package of. I didn't realise .53 had been
> released, they constantly keep dropping our keyword. :(
> //David Holm
> On Tuesday 20 April 2004 18.08, Ron Day wrote:
> > Hi there,
> > Well, somebody had to try it. It took almost 14 hours to build on my
> > G3 900 iBook w/ 384MB of RAM, but openoffice-ximian-1.1.53 built on
> > the first attempt and runs flawlessly. There's plenty more where
> > this came from, but possibly the most relevant info is:
> > gcc-3.3.3_pre20040408-r1
> > glibc-2.3.3_pre20040207
> > gnome-2.6
> > xorg-x11-6.7.0
> > USE="gnome -kde"
> > CFLAGS="-mcpu=750 -O2 -fno-strict-aliasing"
> > I have had problems with gcc-3.2 and glibc-2.3.2, and these later
> > versions seem to help with most builds. CFLAGS are intentionally
> > conservative and the last flag is per the 'ewarn' in the gcc ebuild
> > for this version.
> > Considering the enormity of this ebuild in regard to disk space and
> > processing time demands, it would be really nice to have an
> > openoffice-ximian-bin available for ppc like there is for x86. I'd
> > be open to trying a 'quickpkg' on mine if the gcc and glibc versions
> > didn't cause a problem for others. If and when I can figure out
> > cross-compiling on my dual Athlon desktop, I would be willing to
> > experiment some more.
> > Cheers,
> > Ron
> > --
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