Earlier today I uploaded new Slackware 13.37 packages for LibreOffice 3.4.2. The developers themselves say “Safe for production use by most users and enterprises“.
The Slackware server is the primary location for my packages: http://slackware.com/~alien/slackbuilds/libreoffice/ but please do not use this for downloads unless the URLs below do not work for you.
Because they have bigger download speeds to offer, please use one of the mirrors like:
- http://taper.alienbase.nl/mirrors/people/alien/slackbuilds/libreoffice/ or
- http://slackware.org.uk/people/alien/slackbuilds/libreoffice/ or
- http://alien.slackbook.org/slackbuilds/libreoffice/ or
- http://repo.ukdw.ac.id/alien-libreoffice/ (for people in Asia/Pacific region)
and grab those packages (the mirrors may take a little while to get updated). Remember, those servers have rsync access as well if you like that better than http downloads (even though lftp does that very well).
The 3.4.2 release’s announcement page states that it is “… targeting both private individuals and enterprises. LibreOffice 3.4.2 fixes the majority of the most-important bugs identified by users in the previous version, and can be deployed for production needs by most enterprises“.
I will consider my options for Slackware 13.1. My current packages for that Slackware version are for libreoffice-3.3.3 which is stable and works well enough. I really would like to stop building packages for anything older than Slackware 13.37. Especially for such major pieces of software as LibreOffice, it keeps my build box busy for 2×7 hours, compiling packages for 32-bit & 64-bit…