Porting libreoffice to riscv64 arch

Bo YU tsu.yubo at gmail.com
Thu May 26 09:34:41 UTC 2022

On Thu, May 26, 2022 at 09:43:28AM +0100, Caol�n McNamara wrote:
>On Thu, 2022-05-26 at 10:50 +0800, Bo YU wrote:
>> To build libreoffice package on riscv64 arch, you need apply the
>> *patch*[0]...
>> The code under bridges/source/cpp_uno/gcc3_linux_riscv64/ is the core
>> of libreoffice supporting riscv, which will support riscv native for
>> libreoffice.
>> And now I agree with John said, maye it will get more help from
>> libreoffice upstream. So, Rene, please do not mind if I am ccing the
>> libreoffice people. At least, I wish people tell me how to start it:)
>> [0]:
>> https://github.com/yuzibo/debian_dev/blob/main/0004-libreoffice-add_support_riscv64.diff
>The riscv64 bridge in that patch is a copy of the mips64 one and
>presumably doesn't work yet, and the question is how to get it working?

Sorry, you are right. I headless copyed the mips64 code into riscv64 so
that the build process can be arrived at *bridge* part.

>What might be useful is the notes at
>https://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/Lazy_Hackers_Guide_To_Porting which I
>put together long ago, it's all out of date, but from point 11
>downwards it might still be of some use to see how to incrementally get
>a bridge working where IIRC the old
>"cd testtools
>should be the new
>"cd testtools
>make check"
>Knowing what libffi does for some of the similar things will help

Thank you, Both of them are valuable references. Will to try it follow



Best Regards,

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