How many degrees of headlessness do we need?

Stephan Bergmann sbergman at
Tue Mar 31 00:26:01 PDT 2015

On 03/30/2015 09:54 PM, Tor Lillqvist wrote:
> OK, so after trying out the --invisible switch, I don't think it is that
> super-useful after all, if all it does is make the soffice process wait
> invisibly for the first UNO client to connect, but has no effect after that.
> When the first client tells LO to open a document, it opens (visibly).
> That is as expected. But if I then close the document, the start centre
> shows up. I would have expected the soffice process to go back to the
> "invisible" state, with no windows showing, when it has no documents open.

I guess that's a regression, given --invisible is much older than the 
various iterations of when exactly to show or not show the start center 
(which started out as a Mac-specific thing and then spread from there).

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