LibreOfficeKit and the UserInstallation

Stephan Bergmann sbergman at
Wed Mar 30 08:30:46 UTC 2016

On 03/23/2016 03:30 PM, Stephan Bergmann wrote:
> The next line of defence happens to be that LOK apparently bootstraps
> enough of the LO code to make the OfficeIPCThread code come into play,
> cf.
> <>
> "Use OfficeIPCThread::WaitForReady rather than sleeping" etc.

Turns out I wasn't quite right there.  Upon closer inspection, 
OfficeIPCThread's defence against multiple processes operating on the 
same UserInstallation had explicitly been disabled for LOK with 
"Don't use any IPC pipe when in console-only mode or in a LOKit-based 
program" et al.

That is, at least the use case of the lokdocview widget in 
gnome-documents has always been broken and needs a fix.

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