Publishing the MySQL Connector

Fernand Vanrie sos at
Thu Jun 6 03:32:51 PDT 2013

On 6/06/2013 6:56, Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:
> On Sat, May 25, 2013 at 05:54:03PM +0200, Andreas Mantke wrote:
>> Am 25.05.2013 17:35, schrieb Jesús Corrius:
>>>      I can do it. Should I rename the extension-file thus it reflects
>>>      the use only for Windows? And maybe a version number in the file
>>>      name would a big value.
>>> This is the default file name you get when you compile it. I guess we
>>> can name it something like mysql-connector-windows-1.0.1. Does it
>>> sound good?
>> yes. Could you do this and give me the new URL on dropbox. I'll do the
>> fun stuff on the extensions-site then ;-)
> Currently, when one downloads, one gets a file named
> "extension-file-for-windows" instead of "something.oxt". This confuses
> users, which think there is not extension; LibreOffice's extension
> manager will by default *not* propose it for installation since it is
> not called "something.oxt". Especially for Windows users in the
> default configuration where the native file manager (explorer) does
> not show extensions by default, and does not give any way to change a
> file's extension, this can be stumping.
> Please rename the file on the extensions website.
there is also good news, Bernard Ribot reported on the issue


I downloaded extension with Jesus Corrius url.
Download is OK.
Installation under Win 7 32bits with LO 4.0 and LO 4.1.0 beta1 is OK.
Extension works correctly.

Bernard Ribot




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