[Libreoffice] [REVIEW] Use different Windows registry keys than OOo

Jesús Corrius jesus at softcatala.org
Sun Jan 16 14:20:15 PST 2011

Hi all,

This commit fixes the problems with file associations when you have
OOo and LibO installed side by side on Windows. Today, as most of the
the registry keys are shared, they are deleted or overwriten when you
install or uninstall either OOo or LibO, making the Windows
integration broken.

A common scenario for our users, like this one, will leave the LibO
installation broken if the patch is not applied:

1. OpenOffice.org 3.2.1 installed on the system
2. Install LibO 3.3, the user likes it!
3. Uninstall OpenOffice.org 3.2.1

Result: Integration with Windows broken. The user doesn't understand
the problem and complains to us.

Commit (master):

Please cherry pick for libreoffice-3-3 or even libreoffice-3-3-0.

Jesús Corrius <jesus at softcatala.org>
Document Foundation founding member
Skype: jcorrius | Twitter: @jcorrius

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