solaris/smartos support planned?

Martyn Russell martyn at
Mon Dec 3 01:52:58 PST 2012

On 01/12/12 03:19, Tim Janik wrote:
> On 30.11.2012 21:20, Michael Meeks wrote:
>> Hi there,

Hello all,

>> On Fri, 2012-11-30 at 16:05 +0100, Michael Stahl wrote:
>>> On 30/11/12 15:51, Yaroslav Tarasenko wrote:
>>>> are there any plans to have solaris port of libreoffice oficially
>>>> supported?
>>>> What is the opinion of developers on the topic? Is there a future
>>>> for solaris/illumos port?
>>> if somebody steps up to do the work, sure why not...
>> 	Of course; last we heard Lanedo was doing some of the work there - and
>> got it at least running on Solaris/X86 using gcc (which should be the
>> preferred route going forward).
>> 	No doubt they'd give you some pointers if you wanted to help out with
>> some hacking there - I believe their latest work was checked into
>> master; if you want to contract them for support on that platform I'm
>> sure they'd be interested too :-) I guess the trick is to start the
>> build and send patches in.
> That's all about right.
> Due to lack of demand, we've been holding still on the Solaris front
> lately, I'm CC:-ing Martyn who should have a better idea about the
> latest state here.

Thank you Tim.

Yes, I believe we've fixed most of the pressing issues, which included 
an assembler fix from Kris and several crashes from Pierre-Eric. For 
details about the work we've been involved in, you might be interested 
in our tweets/blog posts:

Yaroslav, if you're interested in support, I would love to discuss that 
opportunity with you. Let me know if you're interested! :)


Founder and CEO of Lanedo GmbH.

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