openoffice-3: wrong UserInstallation in bootstraprc
peter at rulingia.com
Sun May 20 09:40:27 UTC 2012
On 2012-May-19 23:25:36 +0300, Andriy Gapon <avg at freebsd.org> wrote:
>I've installed openoffice-3 port and had a problem with a per-user installation.
>On my system /usr/local/openoffice-3.4.0/openoffice.org3/program/bootstraprc has
>the following line:
>I think that the above was expanded to
>/usr/local/openoffice-3.4.0/openoffice.org3/.openoffice.org/3 and a write access
>is required for that location.
>Shouldn't we actually install per-user files into a home directory?
My wife just ran into this. (I didn't because I'm in group wheel).
I hadn't actually identified the underlying cause so thank you for
>My workaround was to change UserInstallation to $SYSUSERHOME/.openoffice.org/3.
>But I am not sure if this is completely correct.
I've made the same change and removed
and it works for both myself and my wife.
>BTW, it seems that /usr/local/openoffice-3.4.0/openoffice.org3 was created with
>the following permissions: drwxrwxr-x root wheel. So if a user is in wheel
>group, then he is able to create his user installation in
>/usr/local/openoffice-3.4.0/openoffice.org3/.openoffice.org. This doesn't seem
>to be proper.
I also think this is a bug.
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