[libvoikko] Changes to libreoffice-voikko for reliable (un)installation

Sjur Moshagen sjurnm at mac.com
Sun Aug 24 13:17:37 EEST 2014

22. aug. 2014 kl. 19:10 skrev Harri Pitkänen <hatapitk at iki.fi>:

> On Monday 18 August 2014 17:32:58 Harri Pitkänen wrote:
>> On Thursday 14 August 2014 13:38:03 Sjur Moshagen wrote:
>>> - fi/Finnish:
>>> -- installs fine
>>> -- works fine
>>> -- uninstall does always work, but the oxt and tmp dir is left in the user
>>> cache. The oxt tmp dir is removed upon restart of LO though, so this is
>>> probably not a major issue.
>> Thanks for your testing! The result above is how uninstallation is supposed
>> to work (the files are not removed immediately since there may be
>> extensions that cannot be removed from running office instance). I will try
>> to find some time to figure out why it does not work correctly in the other
>> combinations you tested.
> I have now implemented a change that might help to solve the uninstallation 
> problems. The detection of services that the extension provides is now done by 
> reading an XML file instead of calling a function in the component library. 
> This has been the recommended practice since LibreOffice 4.3.
> At least I have not been able to reproduce any uninstallation problems with 
> this change. But I did not have problems with the previous version either. If 
> this helps on OS X, I will build this for Windows as well.

The testing I did was using LO-voikko 3.4.1, but I assume your changes are available only in head of the main dev version? How backwards compatible is this change to using an xml file?


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