[Libreoffice] [REVIEW][3-5] let postgresql-sdbc find its dependencies

Stephan Bergmann sbergman at redhat.com
Tue Feb 21 01:11:13 PST 2012

On 02/20/2012 06:10 PM, Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 03:21:30PM +0100, Stephan Bergmann wrote:
>> changing the postgresql-sdbc functionality from a bundled extension
>> into a proper (optional) part of LO.
>> The attached
>> 0001-Changed-postgresql-sdbc-from-bundled-oxt-to-proper-o.patch
>> (against recent libreoffice-3-5) does just that.  It builds fine on
>> Linux and produces installation sets that properly contain the
>> various files for the postgresql-sdbc functionality.
>> (...) it would need to be checked that it also works on other
>> platforms (esp. Windows, also including whether the functionality is
>> offered there correctly as an optional component during
>> installation).
> It is not being offered as an optional component during installation
> on Windows. It seems to be installed as part of another
> component. Maybe Base?

Can anybody with Windows installer expertise look into this?  Andras? 
(Then again, this might be an acceptable behaviour after all, not sure 
how fine grained the optional components are with the current Windows 

> Also, it is still displayed as a bundled extension in the extension
> manager (only on Windows, not on GNU/Linux), but all in low case and
> without any additional information (descriptive blurb, version
> number, provider).

Odd.  Could this be an upgrade problem, where parts of an old 
installation did not properly get removed?  Is there any traces of the 
postgresql extension left in either the LO installation's 
share/extensions/ hierarchy or the LO user installation's 
user/extensions/{bundled,shared}/ hierarchies?


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