Re: About InstallationFinder (sdk, Java), an API question.

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Re: About InstallationFinder (sdk, Java), an API question.


On Tue, Oct 05, 2010 at 10:41:23PM +0200, Giuseppe Castagno wrote:

> In OOo it works using the symlink:
> $ ls -l $(which soffice)
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 36 2010-07-05 10:59 /usr/bin/soffice ->
> /opt/openoffice.org3/program/soffice
> But in LibO that symlink is:
> $ ls -l $(which libreoffice)
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 21 2010-10-05 17:35 /usr/bin/libreoffice ->
> /usr/bin/libreoffice3

It works in LO, too if you supplied the symlink :)
(which I did in my OOo packages, whose advertised launchers were not s*
but oo* anyways)

> That's the reason why I'm not sure whether it works.
> For the InstallationFinder to work in LibO, the symlink should be
> something as:
> /usr/bin/libreoffice -> /opt/libreoffice3/program/soffice
> The soffice that, I think, you are referring to, will stay the same.

That should work, yes. But then again you can also leave it unpatched
and supply a /usr/bin/soffice


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