Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 197618
Bibus finalize fails in OO.org with "general input/output error" on save due to invalid private:stream "save as" folder name
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:36 EST
Description of problem: I use the program Bibus
(http://http://bibus-biblio.sourceforge.net) to format bibliographies in
opennoffice. I get a "general input/output error" when trying to save the final
version of the document after finalizing. Interestingly, this problem was also
reported for users of Ubuntu Breezy but was fixed in Ubuntu Dapper.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): OO.org >= 2.0.2 (I
How reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create bibliography using Bibus and OO.org
3. Save as file.
Actual results: General input/output error.
Expected results: New file is saved.
Additional info: Link describing error and fix in Ubuntu ->
The fix isn't actually desrcibed there except that upgrading the ubuntu version
fixes is, yes ?
Hmm, I installed bibus and it worked (in a simple test anyway) for me with 2.0.3
as found in rawhide, can you try with the latest update of OOo for FC-5
(2.0.2-5.16.2) and confirm that it still has problems ?
This is when I run finalize, get a new writer window, and then use file->save as
on the new windows the one with something like "private:stream" in it's titlebar ?
Re: Comment #1: Yes, the link is just to confirm that this problem existed in
another distro but was resolved with an updated version of OO.org (or some other
Re: Comment #2: This problem persists with 2.0.2-5.16.2. Will there be a 2.0.3
update for FC5? Is it possible to recompile the rawhide rpms for FC5?
Need to reproduce it with 2.0.2 before I can be sure it is fixed in 2.0.3, and
that it's not a fix in e.g. bibus itself on in python.
I can reproduce this on 2.0.2, will investigate
Created attachment 132056 [details]
patch to fix this problem
A fix for this now checked into FC5 branch, if there's another respin and
release for FC5-updates then it will be included
openoffice.org-2.0.2-5.17.2 has been pushed for fc5, which should resolve this issue. If these problems are still present in this version, then please make note of it in this bug report.