[PC-BSD Testing] Open Office template errors

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Wed Jul 15 07:02:59 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

That would be great :) This bug seems fairly straight forward, maybe you can work
on it first. It should be some path mismangement issue somewhere.

--
Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

On Tue, 14 Jul 2009, doverosx at gmail.com wrote:


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