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From Ariel Constenla-Haile <arie...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Administrative installation on Windows 7
Date Fri, 10 Feb 2012 00:29:49 GMT
Hi Regina,

On Thu, Feb 09, 2012 at 06:53:22PM +0100, Regina Henschel wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> this is about bug https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=118823.
> 
> I try to get an administrative installation of a developer snapshot
> on my netbook having Windows 7 starter, for to test several versions
> parallel.
> 
> I unpack the binary and install it with "setup.exe -a". I get a
> folder with a 'program' subfolder. Therein is the file
> 'bootstap.ini' where I set UserInstallation=$ORIGIN/..
> 
> This way of proceeding works well on my PC with WinXP. But on my
> netbook the program terminates directly after starting of
> soffice.exe. It generates the folder 'user' and writes the file
> .lock, but then terminates with a Windows error message. When I copy
> the whole folder to my PC, it works without problems there.
> 
> The problem is only with an administrative installation, not with a
> regular installation.
> 
> Is anyone out there, who can test, whether it works for him, or can
> give me a tip, what might be wrong with my Windows 7?

I can reproduce it with both
http://people.apache.org/~orw/DevSnapshots-Rev.1240836/win32/OOo-Dev_OOO340m1_Win_x86_install_en-US.exe
http://ci.apache.org/projects/openoffice/install/win/OOo_3.4.0_Win_x86_install_en-US-1242400.exe
(this last one is the new Win7 buildboot).
Both work all right in WinXP.

I try changing the UserInstallation=file:///C:/test/ooo
The user directory is created, but I get the same error (it looks like
an uncaught exception). The message is rather cryptic, someone with
a build with debugging symbols may get an idea by attaching the
debugger.


Regards
-- 
Ariel Constenla-Haile
La Plata, Argentina

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