[Libreoffice] LibreOffice config migration

André Schnabel andre.schnabel at gmx.net
Fri Oct 15 10:23:04 PDT 2010


Am 15.10.2010 17:21, schrieb Michael Meeks:
> 	So - here is my suggestion ;-) hopefully it annoys everybody, and it is
> two-fold.

(no question on 1. - harden the code for migration)
> 	2. we continue to do automatic config migration since this is
> 	   a commonly desired use-case
> 	*but*
> 	   as we migrate the settings the first time, we write into the
> 	   (original - ie. the old version)'s directory a stamp file
> 	   that says "these have been imported"
> 	*and*
> 	   if the same version is run again with the new settings
> 	   directory removed (ie. someting went wrong); we prompt the
> 	   user on the second time:
> 		"do you want to (re-)import settings from ABC install"

Sounds like a reasonable compromise to me. Mechtilde?



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