[Libreoffice] Cannot save .ods and .odt files

Francois Tigeot ftigeot at wolfpond.org
Mon Mar 7 07:57:12 PST 2011

On Mon, Mar 07, 2011 at 10:26:56AM -0500, Kevin Hunter wrote:
> >
> >truss is the strace equivalent but it stops printing anything after
> >the initial LibO launch. There's nothing shown when I save a file.
> Does truss have the ability to follow child processes?  It's been 
> awhile, but I believe strace has this capability via -ff and -o.  You'll 

It should, but I found a much better way: just run the tracing program
at the right time by attaching it to the soffice.bin process

$ truss -p <pid> -o trace.log

> In other words, LO forks itself a number of times, which is why when you 
> run it from the command line without backgrounding it, it returns 
> control to the shell almost immediately.

I figured it out after Michael's mail.
I'll try to focus on reducing the number of poll() calls for now, the traces
will be much more useful without the noise.


Francois Tigeot

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