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|Summary:||Erorr in desktop::copy_recursive() (userinstall.cxx) when a directory should be copied which only contains a symlink|
|Component:||code||Assignee:||AOO issues mailing list <issues>|
|Status:||UNCONFIRMED ---||QA Contact:|
|Version:||OOo 3.2.1||Keywords:||needhelp, needmoreinfo|
|Issue Type:||DEFECT||Latest Confirmation in:||---|
Description chehrlic 2010-08-24 09:49:37 UTC
While digging down a startup error on one of our machines (terminate called after throwing an instance of 'com::sun::star::uno::RuntimeException') I came across the copy_recursive() function which returned E_NAMETOOLONG. The problem seems to be that my /usr/lib64/ooo3/basis3.2/presets/config contained a symlink to a non-existant file. I tried to reproduce it on another system and found out that it only occours when the *first* file in the directory is an invalid symlink. So it's easy to reproduce: 1. save your content of /usr/lib64/ooo3/basis3.2/presets/config 2. remove all files in /usr/lib64/ooo3/basis3.2/presets/config 3. create an invalid symlink inside /usr/lib64/ooo3/basis3.2/presets/config (e.g. "ln -s /i/do/not/exist .") 4. save your ~/.ooo and remove this directory so soffice needs to recreate it 5. start soffice and wait for a crash. 6. remove /usr/lib64/ooo3/basis3.2/presets/config/exist and start soffice again - all works fine When debugging you'll see that copy_recursive tries to create ~/.ooo3/user/config/config/config/config/config/config/config/config/config/config/config/config/config/config/config/config/config/config/config/config/config/config/config/config/config/config/config/config/config/config/config/config/ ... until the filename gets too long. System: OpenSUSE 11.x 64Bit, OpenOffce 3.2.1, filesystem reiserfs or xfs
Comment 1 Olaf Felka 2010-08-24 10:32:41 UTC
Is this reproducible in a native OOo (http://download.openoffice.org/index.html)?
Comment 2 chehrlic 2010-08-24 11:35:46 UTC
I guess it took you more time to write this than actually trying it by yourself... And yes, I downloaded 200MB and tried it with OOO320_m18_native_packed-1_de.9502 and the same problem occurred.
Comment 3 Rob Weir 2013-02-02 03:00:34 UTC
This Issue requires more information ('needmoreinfo'), but has not been updated within the last year. Please provide feedback as requested and re-test with the the latest version of OpenOffice - the problem(s) may already be addressed. You can download Apache OpenOffice 3.4.1 from http://www.openoffice.org/download Please report back the outcome of your testing, so this Issue may be closed or progressed as necessary - otherwise the issue may be Resolved as Invalid in the future.
Comment 4 Edwin Sharp 2014-02-16 17:38:43 UTC
No lib64 directory in /usr ? Linux aptosidbox 3.12-7.slh.2-aptosid-amd64 #1 SMP PREEMPT Tue Jan 14 02:29:37 UTC 2014 x86_64 GNU/Linux