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From Juergen Schmidt <jogischm...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: Linux install issues
Date Mon, 21 May 2012 20:55:56 GMT
Am Samstag, 19. Mai 2012 um 19:32 schrieb Dennis E. Hamilton:
> One enduring solution would be to break with the past and not use the same file names
for the binary bits, the same registry keys, etc., any longer. That would solve a few problems
on Windows too.
> 
> 


I think we own the name and we are probably not the project who should change any names.
We should be careful with this kind of changes because we can potentially break a lot of existing
projects who rely on names, registry entries etc.

So please be careful with such changes without deeper analysis what depends in this...

Juergen
> 
> - Dennis
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kay Schenk [mailto:kay.schenk@gmail.com] 
> Sent: Saturday, May 19, 2012 10:01
> To: ooo-dev
> Subject: Linux install issues
> 
> Hi all--
> 
> It seems we are running into a number of very difficult problems with Linux
> installs, the latest just e-mailed to this list this morning, due to the
> way some vendors have installed LO.
> 
> see:
> 
> http://markmail.org/message/qz72ouzjvcm7uyfn
> 
> 
> I'd really like to provide additional help in the install guide:
> 
> http://www.openoffice.org/download/common/instructions.html
> 
> but I'm at a loss as to what this should say.
> 
> I took a look at SOME of the postings on the support forums and well, still
> at a loss. Generally, it seems that completely uninstall the old OOo 3.3 is
> a given (please correct me if I'm wrong about this), but how to handle some
> of the LO overlap?
> 
> Can we get some opinions on what's the most accurate way to go about
> installing AOO 3.4 on linux?
> 
> * completely de-install LO first? install AOO 3.4, the re-install LO?
> * completely de-install old OOo 3.3? and then?
> 
> Thankfully, I did not run into these kinds of issues with my distro.
> 
> -- 
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> MzK
> 
> "The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated."
> -- Mark Twain
> 
> 



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