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Bug#523044: openoffice.org-common has a config file under /usr

severity 523044 serious

Rene Engelhard wrote:
> severity 523044 important
> thanks
> Sami Liedes wrote:
> > Something, presumably in openoffice.org or in pre/postinstall,
> > modifies the file
> > 
> > /usr/lib/openoffice/basis3.0/share/config/javasettingsunopkginstall.xml
> Yep. unopkg.
> Besides that, every extension packages has it referenced in its unopkg call...

But you're right, we should fix this.

> > it's not modified only on my system by googling for the file name:
> > There are several Ubuntu bug reports against openoffice.org that
> Oh, wow, Ubuntu...

Sorry for this reaction, but I simply do not like it when someone who
prominently references Ubuntu files a bug with uncorrect info (the bug is there
even in stable) and thus would block OOo 3.0.1s migration to testing when
I didn't fix it...

I've reset it now to serious, now that the version-info correctly states
that it's in lenny already...

> > happen to mention (as a feature of reportbug) that the file has been
> > modified. I know I have not modified it by hand.
> It's not a file which is supposed to be edited by the user anyway.

OK, what would you suggest instead? /etc doesn't work either. Which leaves
us with /var/spool/openoffice, although that does not fix exactly either
(but the uno_packages db/cache is also there, so...)...
> I don't think this is serious, since it's not a config which is supposed
> to be edited by the user (same like bootstraprc etc. and those simply can't
> be moved out of the dir it currently is in - yes, even with symlinks -
> because then everything can break in a big boom or subtile.

But I'll look what needs to be changed in unopkg the JVM framework so that
it would grok an other path....


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