[ooo-build] More issues – cannot open DOC and XLS files at all, ODT have issues too
b_kloss at web.de
Thu Feb 18 02:29:32 PST 2010
Am Mittwoch, 17. Februar 2010 schrieb Petr Mladek:
> On Wednesday 17 February 2010, espinosa_cz wrote:
> > I have updated to 3.2 a few days ago, this is my third version from
> > go-oo repo. But so far the most problematic :(. It is so bad that I am
> > suspicious that there must be wrong on my side. So after two days of
> > testing I found this issues:
> > 1) I cannot open any MS Office file. I cannot open any MS Office file,
> > tested on several DOCs and XLS files. Dialog “General Error General
> > input/output error” appears and that is it. No crash. There are some bug
> > reports already in Ubuntu launchpad, but they complain about only some
> > DOCs not working. For me its all I have tried.
> > 2) Opening any ODT file cause “General error” dialog, but when you click
> > on the OK button (the only option) it proceed successfully. Tested with
> > OOO_FORCE_DESKTOP=gnome, kde, kde4, default and SAL_USE_VCLPLUGIN=gen,
> > kde, gtk. Opening of ODS files is OK!
> > 4) Similar behaviour with Save as.., saving document under a different
> > name or first assignment of filename to open.
> I have just uploaded a newer build that fixes the three above bugs. It
> might take 1-2 days until they are available on mirrors. Unfortunately,
> they have the same version, so it is not so clear when the fixed packages
> are there.
> > 5) Strange behaviour when running with OOO_FORCE_DESKTOP=kde, no KDE
> > VCL but at least it try to use kdefilepicker, which does nothing, just
> > creating hanging zombie processess in the task list.
> Strange, it seems to work here. Could you please report this into the
> Novell bugzilla against the product OpenOffice.org. If would be great if
> you could paste there the list of installed ooo packages. You might get it
> by the command:
> rpm -qa | grep -e ooo -e openoffice
> Also, the strace log might be interesting, see
> > 6) No traces of KDE4 support. Or at least I am not able to enable it.
> > The OOO_FORCE_DESKTOP=kde4 and/or SAL_USE_VCLPLUGIN=kde or kde4 seems to
> > does nothing (visibly gtk VCL).
> Yes, it is not yet supported by the Go-oo build as discussed in the tread
> > 7) Dictionaries missing, no spell checking control. I did not installed
> > ooolinguistic (nor ooofonts) so this may help as it already did in the
> > past.
> Explained by Rene in the other reply.
> > P.S.
> > On the positive side, OOo seems to be really lively with starting so
> > there are some improvements too. But I did not really complain much
> > even before.
> We are sorry for the inconvenience and hope that you will be more happy
> with the new build (once it appears on the mirrors).
> Best Regards,
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I just installed these new packages and the "general errors" have
DOCs can be opened and saved now.
On my machine the freedesktop-menus don't create an icon for Writer. All the
others are present.
Regards and thanks
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