[PUSHED 3-6] fdo#53006: And detect LO downgrading scenarios

Petr Mladek pmladek at suse.cz
Mon Aug 13 09:45:25 PDT 2012

Stephan Bergmann píše v Po 13. 08. 2012 v 18:01 +0200:
> As Petr found out, if you first run LO 3.6.1, then some old LO 3.5.x 
> (making use of share/prereg/bundled), then LO 3.6.1 again, all on the 
> same UserInstallation, it can still happen that LO 3.6.1 refuses to 
> start (as LO 3.5.x copied potentially broken data to 
> user/extensions/bundled but did not touch 
> user/extensions/bundled/buildid, so that LO 3.6.1 would not detect that 
> it needs to remove the potentially poisonous data again).
> <http://cgit.freedesktop.org/libreoffice/core/commit/?id=e9631f40ee49a244b6c6816e5cfb36814b9bafba> 
> "fdo#53006: And detect LO downgrading scenarios..." addresses that by 
> adding yet another pirouette (even though one could argue that such 
> downgrading scenarios never worked by design, anyway).  Between Petr and 
> me, we have seen it to be effective for both Linux and Windows (master, 
> at least).  Please review and consider for backporting to libreoffice-3-6.

It works fine. It is great that you have found this solution. I have
pushed it into the 3-6 branch.

Thanks a lot for coping with this annoying bug. I keep my finger

Best Regards,

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