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From J├╝rgen Schmidt <>
Subject Re: Administrative installation on Windows 7
Date Fri, 10 Feb 2012 10:58:32 GMT
On 2/10/12 9:33 AM, Oliver-Rainer Wittmann wrote:
> Hi
> On 09.02.2012 18:53, Regina Henschel wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> this is about bug
>> 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?
> It is on my ToDo list to have a look at this issue - I already have seen
> your comment on the issue from Wednesday.
> Unfortunately, my current time is taken by the task to replace the neon
> HTTP/WebDAV client library by the serf HTTP/WebDAV client library. I am
> excepting that I will be busy with it at least until the end of next week.
> Afterwards, I will have a look at issue 118823.
> Best regards, Oliver.

I did a quick test on my Windows 7 Professional system and it works.

I changed the user installation entry to

1. UserInstallation=${OOO_BASE_DIR}/../../OOoUserDir

and tried once more with
2. UserInstallation=${ORIGIN}/..

Both tests worked well. I will try to find a clean Windows machine 
without an installed compiler, OOo build env.


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