OpenOffice.org 2.2.1 quits on launch
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Tue Jul 3 23:48:04 UTC 2007
On Tue, 3 Jul 2007 08:14:09 -0400
Paul Chvostek <paul+fbsd at it.ca> wrote:
> 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:
What X toolkit? QT / KDE? GTK?
> Any suggestions? Has anyone else seen and solved this?
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