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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [RELEASE][3.4.1]: potential release blocker
Date Thu, 02 Aug 2012 15:54:44 GMT
On Thu, Aug 2, 2012 at 10:50 AM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 2, 2012 at 10:44 AM, Oliver-Rainer Wittmann
> <orwittmann@googlemail.com> wrote:
>> Hi
>>
>>
>> On 02.08.2012 16:23, imacat wrote:
>>>
>>> On 01.08.02 07:31pm, Jürgen Schmidt said:
>>>>
>>>> On 8/2/12 12:58 PM, Jürgen Schmidt wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> On 8/2/12 12:46 PM, Jürgen Schmidt wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 8/2/12 12:24 PM, Dave Fisher wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Aug 2, 2012, at 2:15 AM, Jürgen Schmidt wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> imacat found a problem with the base application icon on
windows.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I can verify this issue with the latest version based on
r1367911
>>>>>>>> when I
>>>>>>>> do a clean fresh installation, no upgrade. If you run an
upgrade
>>>>>>>> installation you don't see this problem and the icon is ok.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> You have the answer to the question I asked imacat just now.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> BTW - did you notice that the Draw icon was also missing in her
>>>>>>> screenshot?
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> no, I haven't noticed this, I was focused on the base icon ;-)
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> and I know why I haven't noticed it, I have checked it again on my
>>>>> Windows machine and the only icon that is missing is that from Base ;-)
>>>>>
>>>>> I hate such problems...
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I am still have no real idea what going wrong and I am rebuilding
>>>> currently the same version to ensure that it is no build problem (but I
>>>> hope it is :-)).
>>>>
>>>> As I mentioned earlier when you watch the properties, you will see the
>>>> correct icon. When you now click on change icon and double click the
>>>> icon (which is the only available icon in sbase.exe) and apply the
>>>> change everything is ok in the Start Menu.
>>>>
>>>> Even a restart of windows after the installation won't help.
>>>>
>>>> I am no expert but I would guess that the icon in the Start Menu is
>>>> extracted from the exe where it seems to be ok.
>>>
>>>
>>>      Thanks, Jürgen.  I think this issue is serious in that:  It drew my
>>> attention not from the inside of the start menu, but from the recent
>>> applications shortcuts of the start menu.  See the attached picture.
>>> Windows 7 puts the first shortcut of the most recent installed
>>> application, at the recent application shortcuts of the start menu.  It
>>> is very large and obvious when user wants to run anything in Windows 7.
>>>
>>>      A detaled explanation of my case: I first upgraded from 3.4.0 to
>>> 3.4.1, and found this problem (alone with Draw).  Then I removed the
>>> previous version and did a clean install, and this problem still exists
>>> (alone with Draw).
>>>
>>>      I layed the icons a bit.  It seems that the Base shortcut only have
>>> problem when the icon is read from sbase.exe.  The shortcut icon of
>>> Base.lnk is fine if it is from scalc.exe, sdraw.exe or anything else.
>>> The same goes for Draw.lnk:  It only has problem when points to
>>> sdraw.exe, but not the others (sbase.exe, smath.exe, etc.)  Any other
>>> shortcuts (even those created by hand) work fine for both sbase.exe and
>>> sdraw.exe.
>>>
>>>      So I suppose the problem lies in the shortcut files Base.lnk and
>>> Draw.lnk.  How do we create these two files?  Shall we create them again?
>>>
>>
>> I did the following:
>> - Window7 Professional, OOo 3.3 installed.
>> --> install AOO 3.4.1, r1367911
>> --> icons are visible
>>
>> - Window7 Home Premium in VM, clean installation.
>> --> install AOO 3.4.1, r1367911
>> --> icons are visible
>>
>> Thus, I can not reproduce the "missing icon" defect in the above scenarios.
>>
>> I will perform the following use case:
>> - Windows7 Home Premium in VM, clean installation.
>> - install AOO 3.4
>> --> install AOO 3.4.1, r1367911
>>
>> Stay tuned for the result.
>>
>
> Could it be an issue specifically with the zh-TW build?
>

I just tried:

Install of AOO 3.4.1, r1367911, zh-TW build on clean install of
Windows 8 Professional, 32-bit. (en-US)

The icons were fine in this test.


-Rob


> -Rob
>
>> Best regards, Oliver.

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