Bad empty file at <http://updateexte.libreoffice.org/ExtensionUpdateService/check.Update>
thb at documentfoundation.org
Sun Mar 16 14:38:49 PDT 2014
any chance for a quick fix there?
Thanks a lot, Thorsten
Stephan Bergmann wrote:
> Quoting <https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=65795#c7> on
> "Syntax error in Extension Manager when trying to update":
> "The reason [for the syntax error] is that <http://updateexte.libreoffice.org/ExtensionUpdateService/check.Update>
> references a completely empty file. That URL is the value of the
> ExtensionUpdateURL property in the version ini file. It is used by
> getDefaultUpdateInfos (desktop/source/deployment/misc/dp_update.cxx)
> to try and obtain 'backup' update information from one central place
> for all those extensions that fail to provide their own update
> information. The current <http://updateexte.libreoffice.org/ExtensionUpdateService/check.Update>
> URL is used since <http://cgit.freedesktop.org/libreoffice/core/commit/?id=52456c0acaaebe1c85d07c90a94a82c9efa4850f>
> 'Switch all urls from TDF to LibreOffice.' The prior, OOo-specific
> URL <http://updateexte.services.openoffice.org/ExtensionUpdateService/check.Update>
> still delivers a file starting with
> ><?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
> ><feed xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2005/Atom" xml:lang="en-US">
> > <title>Extension Update Feed</title>
> > <link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href="http://extensions.openoffice.org"/>
> > <updated>2013-03-18T12:03:22+00:00</updated>
> "I have no idea who is responsible for the empty file at <http://updateexte.libreoffice.org/ExtensionUpdateService/check.Update>.
> "I see three options to fix this:
> "1 Fix the file at <http://updateexte.libreoffice.org/ExtensionUpdateService/check.Update>
> to conform to the expected syntax (even if it would not contain any
> true payload yet, but could do so in the future). That would fix
> this issue even for already released versions of LO.
> "2 Give the ExtensionUpdateURL property in the version ini file an
> empty value. That would not fix this issue for already released
> versions of LO, and for future versions of LO would disable the
> (currently unused) feature of providing such central 'backup'
> extension update information (until we change the value back in a
> later release).
> "3 Remove the (currently unused) feature of providing such central
> 'backup' extension update information completely from the code.
> That would not fix this issue for already released versions of LO.
> "I favour option 1 and will see to get hold of somebody to fix the
> file at <http://updateexte.libreoffice.org/ExtensionUpdateService/check.Update>."
> So, who can fix that file (or propose a better fix)?
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