[PC-BSD Testing] Open Office template errors

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Tue Jul 14 19:34:07 PDT 2009


Kris Moore wrote:
>
> You weren't bugging me, just wanted to let you know it may take a bit 
> for me to answer, especially when
> I have to go digging to figure out a bug like this :)
>
> I filed a PR here:
>
> http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=136753
>
> Maybe one of the FreeBSD OO guys will take a look now, and see whats 
> going on with this. I've tried digging
> into OO code before, and its no fun for sure :)
>
>
> -- 
> Kris Moore
> PC-BSD Software
>
> On Mon, 13 Jul 2009, Jeff wrote:
>
>> Awesome! Thanks for the fix.
>>
>> Wasn't trying to bug you - just thought others should see the fix too 
>> as I doubt too many others monitor that list.
>>
>> ...Jeff
>>
>> --- On Mon, 7/13/09, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org> wrote:
>>
>>       From: Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org>
>>       Subject: Re: [PC-BSD Testing] Open Office template errors
>>       To: "PC-BSD Testing list" <testing at lists.pcbsd.org>
>>       Date: Monday, July 13, 2009, 5:19 PM
>>
>>
>>       Jeff,
>>
>>       It takes a bit for me to get around to testing various things 
>> :) OpenOffice is a beast, so bear with us.
>>
>>       I did some digging, and I've found a workaround, not sure of a 
>> real bugfix yet though. Take a look at your
>>       error you posted:
>>
>> /usr/home/Jeff/.openoffice.org/3r/uno_packages/cache/uno_packages/yTznki_/OOOP-templates-separated-en-US-2.6.0.2.oxt/template/en-US/form 
>>
>>       s/Confidentiality_Agreement.ott does not exist
>>
>>       I installed a template package, and had the exact same error. 
>> So I delved into the .openoffice..org directory, and found the
>>       directory "openoffice.org/3r/" doesn't exist. I created a 
>> symlink from openoffice.org/3 -> openoffice.org/3r. Then I cd to
>>       3r, and noticed that "uno_packages" doesn't exist, its under 
>> user/uno_packages. I went ahead and made another sym-link in
>>       /home/kris/.openoffice.org/3r/:
>>
>>       # ln -s `pwd`/user/uno_packages uno_packages
>>
>>       Then I booted up openoffice, and viola! I can see all the 
>> templates and use them just fine. So for some reason in the
>>       OpenOffice
>>       extension manager, when it extracts / installs, it uses a weird 
>> path, which doesn't exist in the home profile.
>>
>>       We'll have to dig into OO source (shudder) to figure out why 
>> this is bugged.
>>
>>       In the meantime, you can use this workaround, and your 
>> templates should magically begin working again.
>>
>>
>>       --
>>       Kris Moore
>>       PC-BSD Software
>>
>>       On Mon, 13 Jul 2009, Jeff wrote:
>>
>>       > Nobody monitoring pbi-bugs?
>>       >
>>       > Reposting here as others may want to test this.
>>       > -------------------------
>>       > I was successful at importing some template pack extensions 
>> in the new Open Office release, but trying to access the
>>       templates results in
>>       > this error:
>>       >
>>       > Error creating a new document:
>>       > /usr/home/Jeff/.openoffice.org/3/user/template  does not exist.
>>       >
>>       > So I created that directory but then received another error 
>> when trying to open a template:
>>       >
>>       > Error creating a new document:
>>       
>> >/usr/home/Jeff/.openoffice.org/3r/uno_packages/cache/uno_packages/yTznki_/OOOP-templates-separated-en-US-2.6.0.2.oxt/template/en-US/form 
>>
>>       s/C
>>       > onfidentiality_Agreement.ott does not exist.
>>       >
>>       > Ditto for all templates - the error persists, indexing 
>> through all the available templates.
>>       >
>>       >
>>       > ???
>>
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OO code is EVIL so I certainly have gained respect for those that code 
office suites. That said, I may have some time to get a dev environment 
running for OO. I have been working on it as a side project whenever I 
have free time from school.

Rgds,
Brodey


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