[Libreoffice-commits] Revert "installer: Use hashref for replace_all_ziplistvariables_in_rtffile"

Stephan Bergmann sbergman at redhat.com
Fri Aug 24 01:31:27 PDT 2012

On 08/23/2012 07:00 PM, Tim Retout wrote:
> On Aug 23, 2012 9:13 AM, "Stephan Bergmann" <sbergman at redhat.com
> <mailto:sbergman at redhat.com>> wrote:
>  > On 08/23/2012 09:59 AM, Libreoffice Gerrit user wrote:
>  >> commit 52755d6d2cf1c6addaf3c91b93bb86d66b730409
>  >> Author: Stephan Bergmann <sbergman at redhat.com
> <mailto:sbergman at redhat.com>>
>  >> Date:   Thu Aug 23 09:47:13 2012 +0200
>  >>
>  >>      Revert "installer: Use hashref for
> replace_all_ziplistvariables_in_rtffile"
>  >>
>  >>      This reverts commit 46a977081c6f1886f8fff8457c85e6d426dcc20f.
>   It started to
>  >>      replace occurrences of "${...}" unknown to the installer with
> empty strings,
>  >>      instead of keeping them as-is.  This caused the "${ORIGIN}" at
> the start of the
>  >>      value for URE_BOOTSTRAP to disappear from the soffice ini-file (cf.
>  >>      gid_Brand_Profileitem_Soffice_UreBootstrap in
> scp2/source/ooo/common_brand.scp),
>  >>      making soffice fail to start completely.
>  > Needed to revert, see above.  The original situation of how the
> installer Perl code (we have no good name to talk about it, btw) does
> string replacements was never really satisfactory to begin with,
> replacing just those "${abc}" it happens to recognize (i.e., that are
> defined in instsetoo_native/util/openoffice.lst, IIUC) and leaving
> unknown ones (like "${ORIGIN}") alone.
> Oh dear, sorry. :(  I could quite easily modify the patch to restore
> that behaviour... and I'd add a test for it.  But I can see that it's
> not ideal - if ORIGIN gets added to openoffice.lst, it will still fall over.

So I would go with that approach for now, anyway.  It wouldn't make 
things worse than they were originally, and would let us still benefit 
from your clean-up and added test case.

Addition of an escape mechanism to make the thing more robust can come 
as a later step.


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