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From Damjan Jovanovic <dam...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Thinking of joining OpenOffice as a developer
Date Mon, 02 Nov 2015 10:33:57 GMT
On Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 12:57 AM, Patricia Shanahan <pats@acm.org> wrote:

> On 10/29/2015 10:56 AM, Damjan Jovanovic wrote:
>
>> On Thu, Oct 29, 2015 at 7:32 PM, Patricia Shanahan <pats@acm.org> wrote:
>>
> ...
>
>> What is the best guide to building AOO on Windows 8?
>>>
>>> I started with
>>>
>>> https://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/Documentation/Building_Guide/Building_on_Windows
>>> ,
>>> but hit some issues and want to make sure I'm using the right guide.
>>>
>>>
>> Hi Patricia
>>
>> I used this building guide on Windows:
>>
>> https://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/Documentation/Building_Guide_AOO/Step_by_step#Windows_7
>>
>> If you have any problems building feel free to mail this list. Windows
>> doesn't always build cleanly for me either.
>>
>> Oh and a big welcome to AOO. I like Apache River too btw :-).
>>
>
> "Install cygwin, 32bit version"
>
> Do I really have to go to 32-bit Cygwin? I have a fine 64-bit Cygwin
> already running on my 16 GB memory system.
>
>
I am not sure what impact the bitness of Cygwin has on the build, but as I
discovered recently, AOO doesn't build on Win64.

How are your efforts with AOO development going otherwise Patricia? Do you
need any help or development ideas?

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