LibreOffice crash

Piet van Oostrum piet at
Sat Mar 28 13:52:36 PDT 2015

Piet van Oostrum wrote:

 > I am currently experimenting with programming LibreOffice through Python/UNO.
 > One thing I tried is to create a document, not with the
 > loadComponentFromURL call from the desktop, but the route via the
 > XLoadable interface,


 > Now when I do this with a Writer document:
 > textdoc = smgr.createInstanceWithContext("", context)
 > LibreOffice crashes with a segmentation fault. 

I just came across this piece of prose:

  A few old-style services need special treatment. For example, you
  cannot ask the service manager to create an instance of a You must load it using the method
  loadComponentFromUrl() at the desktop's interface.

I guess that explains it. Although I think crashing is a bit harsh :)
Piet van Oostrum <piet at>
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