[Libreoffice-qa] Questions about contents of an extension file (mysql-connector-ooo.oxt

Dan Lewis elderdanlewis at gmail.com
Mon Mar 11 10:13:20 PDT 2013

      I'm not sure to which mailing list this should go to. Perhaps 
someone could tell me. I have created a linux mysql-connector (x86 and 
.x86-64). There are things that I want to know about the contents of the 

Questions about changing the "description.xml file in the extension:

1) How do I change this to refer strictly to LibreOffice, or should I 
change it?

<description xmlns="http://openoffice.org/extensions/description/2006" 

2) How do I change the dependencies to LibreOffice 4.0?

          <OpenOffice.org-minimal-version value="3.3" 
d:name="OpenOffice.org 3.3"/>

Questions about changing the "manifest.xml" file in the extension:

1) Can I change the reference to OOo to LO? If so, what part should be 
changed? Can /data/org/openoffice/Office/ be changed to 
libreoffice/Office as long as the openoffice folder is renamed to 
/data/libreoffice/Office/? (The path to the Drivers.xcu will have to be 

<manifest:manifest xmlns:manifest="http://openoffice.org/2001/manifest">

Questions about changing the "components.rdb"

1) Can it be modified to replace openoffice with libreoffice?

2) How can I get the extension's license to appear and require consent 
when installing the extension?


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