Re: BeOS Problem

Robert Sievers (
Fri, 12 Nov 1999 18:07:01 -0600

At 01:46 PM 11/11/99 PST, Dave Simpson wrote:
>I just downloaded ABIWord for BeOS 4.5, and am very interested in it.
>However, when I try to read Word DOC files (from Win98, Office2000) I
>get the following error:
>segment violation occurred
>8015513e: * 084a8b movl 0x00000008(%edx), %ecx
>Do you know why this is?

Yes, AbiWord version 0.7.6 for BeOS had some problems with timers, but
Danial Berlin has taken care of them. AbiWord 0.7.7 should work a lot
better. If you can't wait, you can check out the nightly builds via CVS.
Otherwise give us a couple weeks and it will be taken care of.

Robert Sievers
Open Source Evangelist

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