Bug#539597: openoffice.org: installation messing with user's
On Fri, 18 Sep 2009, Rene Engelhard wrote:
Anyway, /me thinks this bug at most is minor and that OOo does not do anything
serious with $HOME except of course trying to access its config (arguably
it shouldn't do on system-wide installs,
I agree that the bug is minor (not sure why I set it to normal when I
reported it). The installation creates (tries to at least) a new
.execoooRANDOM directory in HOME that it removes afterwards.
but then again your $HOME is bogusly set to your users' home)
I don't think any debian policy says it is bogus (but I agree this
provides an easy workaround, which maks the bug minor).
If you want this fixed, please file an issue upstream, I don't
want to fight with upstream for this...
The code is in:
which uses HOME if it exists and /tmp otherwise.
It seems to be from Fedora, not directly upstream. I may try to see with
them if they are willing to change it there, although it is more
complicated than setting HOME to a safe value in the script.
Thank you for your work on openoffice for debian,