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From J├╝rgen Schmidt <>
Subject Re: [RELEASE] Bug 119424 (Microsoft VC Redistributable) as blocker?
Date Mon, 04 Jun 2012 12:33:15 GMT
On 6/4/12 2:16 PM, Andrea Pescetti wrote:
> It seems, reading messages on the Italian mailing list and forum, that
> (which apparently would be fixed by including a newer version of the
> Microsoft VC redistributable) is effectively blocking the installation
> of OpenOffice in some circumstances (due to the bug, the related part of
> the installer tries to write in C:\ even when it is forbidden by policy).
> Can someone who knows more check whether the redistributable upgrade is
> low-risk and can be included in 3.4.1? Those users are currently unable
> to install OpenOffice at all, if reports are correct.

I agree that this should be addressed and it seems that the current
version was included by mistake. I propose that we fix this asap and we
should test it asap when we have dev builds for 3.4.1.



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