Bug#681185: libreoffice: Opening a document when LO is already running returns too early
> > $ libreoffice &
> > $ libreoffice /tmp/something.odt; rm /tmp/something.odt
> And why are you doing that then? Sorry, I'd understand it in the second
> case, but...
Doesn't matter. Maybe the user is editing the next Great American Novel at
the time; the point is that LO is running in the background while this
> > This is because the second command signals LO to open the document and then
> > returns immediately, instead of waiting for the file to be actually opened.
> Of course it tells the already running process to open the file. What else?
It should wait until the 'receiving' LO process indicates that it has in fact
opened the file!
The problem is that as soon as mutt notices that the LO process it forked
has died, it feels free to delete the temporary file it created.
> I *think* it's ooplash.bins fault.
This is not a splash screen problem.
-- Matthias Urlichs