Bug 84447 - Open Office does not initialize for new user
Open Office does not initialize for new user
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: openoffice.org (Show other bugs)
athlon Linux
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Assigned To: Jakub Jelinek
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Blocks: 79578 84358
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Reported: 2003-02-17 08:29 EST by Philip Long
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-02-18 20:15:09 EST
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$HOME/.openoffice/user/config/.javarc (452 bytes, text/plain)
2003-02-17 08:31 EST, Philip Long
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Description Philip Long 2003-02-17 08:29:47 EST
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.2.1) Gecko/20030115

Description of problem:
I've got a clean Phoebe install, and when trying to launch /usr/bin/ooffice or
/usr/bin/oowriter for any user (all new home accounts, I'm migrating previous
accounts over) I get:

[plong@localhost plong]$ ooffice
Checking for existing user installation ...   ...   NOT FOUND
Performing first-time installation for user ...

Which sits there doing nothing 

It stops after creating:


I haven't installed java yet.  I'll go do that now and try again.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. launch open office

Actual Results:  Hang on initialization

Expected Results:  Proper user configuration and launch of software

Additional info:
Comment 1 Philip Long 2003-02-17 08:31:18 EST
Created attachment 90126 [details]

The javarc file
Comment 2 Warren Togami 2003-02-17 22:26:39 EST
What version of OpenOffice?
rpm -q openoffice
Comment 3 Philip Long 2003-02-18 09:02:37 EST
[plong@localhost plong]$ rpm -q openoffice

Also, installing java does not help at all.  

Does open office depend on some of 2.5 kernel threading backport that you did? 
I installed phoebe on a Shuttle SN41 (nForce2 board) and had to install a less
patched kernel to get some of the drivers to work.  I'm using the red planet kernel.

I ask becuase there There seems to be a thread problem:

 [plong@localhost plong]$ gdb /usr/lib/openoffice/program/setup.bin
GNU gdb Red Hat Linux (5.3post-0.20021129.7rh)
Copyright 2002 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
GDB is free software, covered by the GNU General Public License, and you are
welcome to change it and/or distribute copies of it under certain conditions.
Type "show copying" to see the conditions.
There is absolutely no warranty for GDB.  Type "show warranty" for details.
This GDB was configured as "i386-redhat-linux-gnu"...(no debugging symbols found)...
(gdb) run -R:/etc/openoffice/autoresponse.conf
Starting program: /usr/lib/openoffice/program/setup.bin
[New Thread 16384 (LWP 2569)]
[New Cannot find thread 32769: invalid thread handle
(gdb) bt
Couldn't get registers: No such process.
Comment 4 Jakub Jelinek 2003-02-18 09:08:58 EST
Please retry with current rawhide openoffice (1.0.2-2) and glibc (2.3.1-46+).
Our openoffice doesn't use Java at all, so it is expected installing Java
doesn't change a bit.
Comment 5 Philip Long 2003-02-18 11:12:09 EST
It works now with the rawhide packages.
Comment 6 Mike A. Harris 2003-02-18 20:15:09 EST
Thanks for your prompt testing and feedback.

Closing as fixed in RAWHIDE.

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