[Libreoffice-qa] Bibisect Requests

dk122 at torfree.net dk122 at torfree.net
Mon May 11 11:10:25 PDT 2015

Quoting "Norbert Thiebaud" <nthiebaud at gmail.com>:

> On Sun, May 10, 2015 at 5:52 PM,  <dk122 at torfree.net> wrote:
>> (*) instdir/program/soffice.exe reports "The program cannot find the
>>     file specified.".
> it of course works locally here.. and I cloned it on a windows 2012 r2
> and it worked there...
> humm... the usual message is "The _system_ cannot find the file specified"
> is it that that you are seeing:

The message is indeed as you say.

I have cloned again, this time directly onto the machine where I am
trying to run, and things seem to be working.

>> (*) There is no file instdir/program/bootstrap.rc, which I expected to
>>     edit w.r.t. UserInstallation.  Or, is this expectation good only
>>     for Linux?
> Absolutely no ideas... but there is a bootstrap.ini, maybe that serve
> the same purpose on Windows ?

bootstrap.ini indeed.  The "rc" bit was a hangover from my Linux
experiences.  Still, it seems to be the fresh `git clone` which
creates the file.

> but surely one would hope that one does not have to tweak it to run,
> that would make using bibisect quite cumbersome

Only if the bug requires particular user options, like macro security
level or system dialogs or some such.

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