[Libreoffice] unowinreg.dll usage

Christian Lohmaier lohmaier+libreoffice at googlemail.com
Mon Oct 24 04:08:36 PDT 2011

Hi Michael, *,

On Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 12:03 PM, Michael Stahl <mstahl at redhat.com> wrote:
> On 23/10/11 14:10, Tomáš Chvátal wrote:
>> Tor I am not whining because it is dll, I am asking because it is
>> another weird file libreoffice requests me to download, and for this
>> one I was unable to think of any usage.
> interesting that it is now downloaded; back in OOo it used to be
> cross-compiled via MinGW;

No - even "back in OOo" it was not built using mingw by default.
(Really back it was part of the repository)

> apparently that is still an option today if you
> configure --enable-build-unowinreg.

Yes - but that option did already exist in OOo times, nothing new here...

Even OOo defaulted to try to use the prebuilt one and error out &
pointing to the mingw option when it wasn't present in


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