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Bug#417929: openoffice.org-core: CWD prepended to 'file:' URI after ooqstart invoked



Package: openoffice.org-core
Version: 2.0.4.dfsg.2-5etch1
Severity: normal


'ooqstart' or an intermediate app/lib directly or
indirectly spawned/accessed by
'ooqstart' appears to prepend/prefix the current
working directory (CWD) to at least a
'file:' URI if not also other URIs. Thus for example:
   'ooqstart -writer file:a.txt'
results in:
   'soffice  -writer /home/user/file:a.txt'.

This situation presents itself for example when
opening an openoffice
associated attachment within evolution. Since
ooo-writer.desktop uses %U for its
'exec' variable 'file:filenamepath' is passed to
'ooffice' (aka ooo-wrapper) and
thus on to 'ooqstart'.

It would seem that this bug would have readily
presented itself and thus probably
has already been reported. In scanning the internet
and the debian bug reports,
however, I did not discover any mention of it.

Possible workarounds until it is fixed are using '%f'
in 'ooo-writer.desktop' and
creating a link in a user's directory from
'/home/user/file:'->'/home/user/'.

I hope this helps.

- Jonathan


-- System Information:
Debian Release: 4.0
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: powerpc (ppc)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.18-4-powerpc
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8
(charmap=UTF-8)

Versions of packages openoffice.org-core depends on:
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0 1.5.11              Debian
configuration management sy
ii  fontconfig           2.4.2-1.2           generic
font configuration library
ii  libaudio2            1.8-3               The
Network Audio System (NAS). (s
ii  libc6                2.3.6.ds1-13        GNU C
Library: Shared libraries
ii  libcairo2            1.2.4-4             The Cairo
2D vector graphics libra
ii  libcurl3             7.15.5-1           
Multi-protocol file transfer libra
ii  libdb4.4             4.4.20-8            Berkeley
v4.4 Database Libraries [
ii  libexpat1            1.95.8-3.4          XML
parsing C library - runtime li
ii  libfreetype6         2.2.1-5             FreeType
2 font engine, shared lib
ii  libgcc1              1:4.1.1-21          GCC
support library
ii  libglib2.0-0         2.12.4-2            The GLib
library of C routines
ii  libgstreamer-plugins 0.10.10-4           GStreamer
libraries from the "base
ii  libgstreamer0.10-0   0.10.10-3           Core
GStreamer libraries and eleme
ii  libice6              1:1.0.1-2           X11
Inter-Client Exchange library
ii  libicu36             3.6-2              
International Components for Unico
ii  libjpeg62            6b-13               The
Independent JPEG Group's JPEG
ii  libldap2             2.1.30-13.3         OpenLDAP
libraries
ii  libneon26            0.26.2-3.1          An HTTP
and WebDAV client library
ii  libnspr4-0d          1.8.0.11-2          NetScape
Portable Runtime Library
ii  libnss3-0d           1.8.0.11-2          Network
Security Service libraries
ii  libpam0g             0.79-4              Pluggable
Authentication Modules l
ii  libportaudio0        18.1-4              Portable
audio I/O - shared librar
ii  libsm6               1:1.0.1-3           X11
Session Management library
ii  libsndfile1          1.0.16-1            Library
for reading/writing audio
ii  libstartup-notificat 0.8-2               library
for program launch feedbac
ii  libstdc++6           4.1.1-21            The GNU
Standard C++ Library v3
ii  libstlport4.6c2      4.6.2-3             STLport
C++ class library
ii  libx11-6             2:1.0.3-6           X11
client-side library
ii  libxau6              1:1.0.1-2           X11
authorisation library
ii  libxaw7              1:1.0.2-4           X11
Athena Widget library
ii  libxext6             1:1.0.1-2           X11
miscellaneous extension librar
ii  libxinerama1         1:1.0.1-4.1         X11
Xinerama extension library
ii  libxml2              2.6.27.dfsg-1       GNOME XML
library
ii  libxrender1          1:0.9.1-3           X
Rendering Extension client libra
ii  libxslt1.1           1.1.19-1            XSLT
processing library - runtime
ii  libxt6               1:1.0.2-2           X11
toolkit intrinsics library
ii  openoffice.org-commo 2.0.4.dfsg.2-5etch1
OpenOffice.org office suite archit
ii  ttf-opensymbol       2.0.4.dfsg.2-5etch1 The
OpenSymbol TrueType font
ii  zlib1g               1:1.2.3-13         
compression library - runtime

openoffice.org-core recommends no packages.

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