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has caused the report #539597,
regarding openoffice.org: installation messing with user's HOME or settings?
to be marked as having been forwarded to the upstream software
author(s) Caolan McNamara <[email protected]>
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Re: Bug#539597: openoffice.org: installation messing with user's
Sun, 4 Oct 2009 15:17:09 +0200
severity 539597 minor
On Sun, Oct 04, 2009 at 02:46:49PM +0200, Marc Glisse wrote:
> I agree that the bug is minor (not sure why I set it to normal when I
> reported it). The installation creates (tries to at least) a new
> .execoooRANDOM directory in HOME that it removes afterwards.
>> but then again your $HOME is bogusly set to your users' home)
> I don't think any debian policy says it is bogus (but I agree this
> provides an easy workaround, which maks the bug minor).
>> If you want this fixed, please file an issue upstream, I don't
>> want to fight with upstream for this...
> The code is in:
> which uses HOME if it exists and /tmp otherwise.
> It seems to be from Fedora, not directly upstream. I may try to see with
> them if they are willing to change it there, although it is more
> complicated than setting HOME to a safe value in the script.
fwd to patch author. Caolan, please keep [email protected]
and Marc/Nico Cc'ed on replies.
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