[libreoffice-projects] minutes of ESC call ...

Stephan Bergmann sbergman at redhat.com
Fri Oct 11 15:43:15 CEST 2013

On 10/11/2013 02:41 PM, Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 11, 2013 at 01:15:41PM +0200, Stephan Bergmann wrote:
>> As a bundled extension (ending up unzip'ed into the LO
>> installation's share/extension) directory, I assume?
> Yes, I think so, but for the sake of the other platforms, it is
> desirable that it stays possible to do it as a non-bundled extension
> (just take the .oxt from the build and distribute that).

Yes, that option would remain.

>> (I'm asking because there are cooking up changes to the UNO
>> component "prefix" feature that would make it desirable that no
>> non-bundled extension ever used that "prefix" feature.
>> Unfortunately, the mysql-connector-ooo.oxt that can be built from
>> the LO source tree started to use that "prefix" feature with <http://cgit.freedesktop.org/libreoffice/core/commit/?id=cd79d51420b90117d0f3e1d5f3cdf9187bd61b88>
>> "prefix all component_getFactory methods" towards LO 4.1.
> What would be the consequences of reverting the use of that "prefix"
> feature in mysql-connector in our master branch? Would that be "the
> best" then?

I just did that, see 
"Extension shared library components must not use the 'prefix' feature."

>> However, the only non-bundled instance of that extension out there
>> that I am aware of,
>> <http://extensions.libreoffice.org/extension-center/mysql-native-connector-for-libreoffice-4.x/releases/1.0/mysql-connector-ooo.oxt>,
>> is luckily old enough to not yet use that feature.)
> Sooner or later, someone will likely rebuild it from the 4.1 branch
> and reupload it there.

See the "ATTENTION, creators of mysql-connector-ooo.oxt 
(--enable-ext-mariadb-connector)" mail I just sent to this mailing list.


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