[Libreoffice-qa] [ANN] LibreOffice 4.2.7 RC1 test builds available

Dan Lewis elderdanlewis at gmail.com
Fri Oct 3 08:31:15 PDT 2014

On 10/03/2014 07:37 AM, Christian Lohmaier wrote:
> Hi *,
> for the upcoming new version 4.2.7, the builds for rc1 are now
> available on pre-releases (some Win-helppacks still uploading)
> 4.2.7 is the last planned released for the LibreOffice 4.2 codeline.
> See
> https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleasePlan/4.2#4.2.7_release
> for the complete schedule. (one additional rc is planned for 4.2.7)
> Grab the builds from here here:
>   http://dev-builds.libreoffice.org/pre-releases/
> If you've a bit of time, please give them a try & report any severe
> bugs not yet in bugzilla here, so we can incorporate  them into the
> release notes. Please note that it takes approximately 24 hours to
> populate the mirrors, so that's about the time we have to collect
> feedback.
> The list of fixed bugs relative to 4.2.6 final (rc3/secfix) is here:
> http://dev-builds.libreoffice.org/pre-releases/src/bugs-libreoffice-4-2-7-release-
> So playing with the areas touched there also greatly appreciated  -
> and validation that those bugs are really fixed.
> Thanks a lot for your help,
> Christian
      There was a bug (regression) involving Base first appearing in 
4.0.0 and fixed in My question: will the bug fix be back ported 
to 4.2.7? If not, then Base 4.2.7 is not of much use to anyone with 
complex forms. FYI: it involved a subform which had a subform. Whether 
it is back ported or not, it does need to be mentioned in the release 
notes as a problem that is not solved until


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