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Bug#396276: Returns immediately, breaking some software

reassign 384351 openoffice.org
reassign 396276 openoffice.org
merge 384351 396276


Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> When one calls "/usr/bin/ooffice <file>", openoffice.org will
> immediately return. There is no immediate need for this, and it breaks
> in some use cases.
> The MUA mutt, for example, when asked to "view" an attachment through an
> external application, will save the attachment to a temporary file, call
> the viewer, and when the forked process exits, will immediately remove
> the file. Since it takes far longer for openoffice to start than it

Yeah, already described in #384351.

> takes for mutt to remove the file again, this means that the only thing
> openoffice.org will be able to do is to produce an error message about a
> missing file.

Calling soffice -writer (instead of oo*) in the mailcaps should help.
Can you verify that?
Although I wonder what that would break...


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