Bug 66754 - Need help on where to test this

Andras Timar timar74 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 2 07:58:25 CET 2016

On Tue, Feb 2, 2016 at 4:22 AM, Kohei Yoshida <libreoffice at kohei.us> wrote:

> Hi Josh,
> On Sat, 2016-01-30 at 07:21 -0500, joshbaldwin42 . wrote:
> > I am working on
> > https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=66754 .  This
> > required a change to /setup_native/scripts/admin.pl.  I did
> >
> > egrep -ir "admin.pl" .
> BTW, when grepping through git-managed files, it's normally a lot faster
> to run 'git grep' than the normal grep command (in case you were not
> aware of it).
> >
> > to see where in libreoffice admin.pl used.  However, it does not
> > appear to be called anywhere.
> Yup, it looks that way.  Running git log -S'admin.pl' reveals that this
> commit
> http://cgit.freedesktop.org/libreoffice/core/commit/?id=bdd97ec6ee5ad96fd2452ce99b3ebd28e540629a
> removed the last use of this script.  I'm not an expert on the packaging
> part of the build system, but I'm pretty certain that this script is
> unused for real.
> But just in case it is still used externally, let me CC Andras who is
> more familiar with this part of the code.
> > I wanted to know so I can properly test the code before submitting.
> I think you've done your due diligence to make sure the script is now
> unused.  Unless someone else screams and tells you "Please don't remove
> it!", I would just remove that file in your gerrit patch, to at least
> have Jenkins tell us if it still is buildable on all major platforms.
I've never used admin.pl. I think its functionality is 100% covered by
'msiexec -a' command, so we don't need it.

Best regards,
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