Windows build with ActiveX

Mat M matm at
Fri Apr 20 13:48:44 PDT 2012

Le Fri, 20 Apr 2012 22:12:46 +0200, Andras Timar <timar74 at> a  

> Hello Mat,
> 2012/4/20 Mat M <matm at>:
>> Hello
>> I tried to find the activex dll (so_activex.dll & so_activex64.dll) in  
>> my
>> latest official install (LibreOffice / Version ID :
>> 281b639-6baa1d3-ef66a77-d866f25-f36d45f) and did not find it.
>> I did find it in the latest build of Win-x86 at 15-Prague_Win32 tinderbox
>> though (program subfolder).
>> Is it intentional we do not provide it by default or not ?
> Yes, it is. We disable it in distro-configs/LibreOfficeWin32.conf
> (--disable-activex-component). You can enable it in your own build and
> play with it. As Tor mentined in the other thread, it does not work as
> one can expect, and it has no maintaner, so in order to avoid numerous
> bug reports we simply disable it.

Michael Meeks will be disappointed :)

So, for now, we are missing an experienced Windows dev who will be pleased  
to face evilish Linux ones :D

> Best regards,
> Andras

Mat M

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