Constraining LibreOffice as called in LibreOfficeKit to improve stability

Riccardo Magliocchetti riccardo.magliocchetti at
Wed Feb 21 13:11:31 UTC 2018

Il 21/02/2018 13:55, Sander Maijers ha scritto:
> I’m running LibreOffice 6 through LibreOfficeKit calls (saveAs), and I’m 
> interested in stabilizing and isolating LibreOffice during calls into it. My 
> only purpose is document conversion. How can I minimize:
> - the amount of user profile IO
> - interactions with other processes
> - network endpoints and the filesystem in general
> - internal features that can cause instability (threading and locks) or are 
> superfluous (e.g. scripting, rendering, etc.)?
> There’s a list of environment variables at 
> A good deal of them seem to be useful to constrain LibreOffice’s behavior. I 
> would be interested in your advice: which of these would be most useful for me? 
> Do you have other suggestions? I hope to be able to document useful environment 
> variables on the Wiki in the process.
> <>

I'd take a look at what libreoffice online is doing:

There may be hints in the docker directory.

Riccardo Magliocchetti

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