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Date:      Tue, 03 Jul 2007 15:29:46 +0200
From:      "[LoN]Kamikaze" <LoN_Kamikaze@gmx.de>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: OpenOffice.org 2.2.1 quits on launch
Message-ID:  <468A4F4A.1060500@gmx.de>
In-Reply-To: <20070703121408.GA357@it.ca>
References:  <20070703121408.GA357@it.ca>

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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



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