openoffice fun

DJ Lucas dj at
Fri Apr 15 15:02:40 PDT 2005

Randy McMurchy wrote:

> I'm going to work on the issues with FOP this weekend. To answer
> your question of "why upgrade" the JDK - If we can resolve the
> issues with FOP and OpenOffice, then using the JDK-1.5 (5.0) means
> that one doesn't have to install a different compiler (GCC-3.3.x)
> to build the JDK.
> To me, this is a compelling reason to try to move along with the
> JDK-1.5.

Yes, I believe I should have rephased that question a bit to say 'why
the rush?' The above answer should stand to answer either, however,
gcc-3.3 is not required as long as gcc is not 3.4.0 or 3.4.1, though I'd
like to get 1.5 done when possilbe as well.

-- DJ Lucas

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