OpenOffice.org 2.2.1 quits on launch
kline at tao.thought.org
Tue Jul 3 22:25:00 UTC 2007
On Tue, Jul 03, 2007 at 03:29:46PM +0200, [LoN]Kamikaze wrote:
> Paul Chvostek wrote:
> > Hiya.
> > I just did my Xorg upgrade, which included an upgrade of OpenOffice.org
> > to version 2.2.1.
> > Now, when I launch OO, it complains not at all, but opens no windows.
> > It doesn't take much time:
> > > time openoffice.org-2.2.1
> > 0.727u 0.267s 0:02.06 47.5% 301+915k 1+0io 0pf+0w
> > >
> > The shell wrapper (/usr/local/openoffice.org-2.2.1/program/soffice) is
> > definitely running soffice.bin. But the binary does nothing except
> > return an exit value of 78, which is *not* trapped by the shell wrapper.
> > And I don't know what 78 means.
> > I've seen some hints in other operating systems' forums that OO does
> > strange things when fonts with questionable metrics are installed, so
> > I've uninstalled a bunch of things that I can probably do without, and
> > replaced the rest with `portupgrade -fR xorg-fonts-7.2`, to no avail.
> > Running soffice.bin in an strace produces gobs of output that I don't
> > know how to interpret. The last few "useful" lines from strace refer to
> > libraries like libglib, libiconv, etc, so I've reinstalled glib2 and
> > libiconv and some others, also to no avail.
> > I'm in 6.1-RELEASE-p17. Java (diablo-jdk1.5.0) works standalone, TTF
> > fonts work in other apps, and OO was built with these in /etc/make.conf:
> > WITH_EVOLUTION2=yes
> > WITH_TTF_BYTECODE_ENABLED=yes
> > WITH_SYSTEM_FREETYPE=yes
> > Any suggestions? Has anyone else seen and solved this?
> > Thanks.
> Try env OO_FORCE_DESKTOP=none
Setting this does almost nothing, running even as root. When a
file finally does open, setecting All -- or any other command --
causes an immediate crash. Not even a core file to look at.
Gary Kline kline at thought.org www.thought.org Public Service Unix
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