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From Oliver-Rainer Wittmann <>
Subject Re: [VOTE]: Release Apache OpenOffice 4.1.0 (RC)
Date Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:19:06 GMT

On 04.04.2014 15:57, Andre Fischer wrote:
> On 03.04.2014 09:56, J├╝rgen Schmidt wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> this is a call for vote on releasing the available release candidate
>> (RC) as Apache OpenOffice 4.1.0.
> Another problem came up that looks serious enough so that I would like
> to cancel this vote, if nobody objects. Juergen, who started the vote,
> is on vacation today, so I need your help to do that.
> The problem is described by issue 124599 [1].  Here is a summary:
> When you install the RC on Windows then a previously installed version
> (3.* and 4.*) is not removed.  For versions 3.* this leads to a parallel
> installation (because there are different installation paths).  For
> versions 4.* the files of the older version are overwritten but registry
> entries and links on the desktop remain. If you install the RC on a
> system with no prior installation of AOO then there are no problems.

+1 for cancelling the vote due to the found issue.
The issue would cause confusion to the system and the user.

Best regards, Oliver.

> This problem is caused by my patch related changes and is therefore
> restricted to Windows.  Linux and Mac are not affected.
> I am currently working on a fix which will probably consist of a small
> change in our Perl program for creating the downloadable installer. That
> means that it requires an SVN commit and therefore a rebuild on all
> platforms.  So,  even if Mac and Linux are not directly affected, they
> still have to be rebuilt so that they report the correct SVN revision.
> If you don't object to a cancellation of the vote then the current plan
> is to provide a fix today, rebuild and upload tomorrow and re-start the
> vote on the second RC on sunday or monday depending on how smooth this
> process works.
> Regards,
> Andre
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