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Can PowerPC please be supported in the long term?

asked 2014-06-01 13:23:12 +0200

Carlos Mora gravatar image

updated 2015-09-04 12:25:14 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

Please keep support for OSX PowerPC, LO is one of the packages that keeps the PPC ecosystem.

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Thanks for this appreciation!

ROSt52 gravatar imageROSt52 ( 2014-06-01 17:09:53 +0200 )edit

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answered 2014-06-28 23:32:17 +0200

Alex Thurgood gravatar image

There is support for PPC, just not official TDF support. Look out for Doug Mencken's builds.

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Last TDF build was v4.0.6.2. Doug Mencken git repository is here and it contains a link to his website with details of the Manulix PowerPC 32 bit build for GNU/Linux. Related LO Dev mailing list discussion here.

oweng gravatar imageoweng ( 2014-06-29 02:49:13 +0200 )edit
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answered 2015-05-19 13:02:44 +0200

I am still actively using the latest libreoffice build on powerpc, my machine is a powerpc g5, I use it daily at work and intend to do so until it dies. I believe there are still other users interested in these builds, as per this google forum thread: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!top...

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