Bug#337610: BASIC error on saving a document

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Bug#337610: BASIC error on saving a document

Martin Steigerwald
Package: openoffice.org-writer
Version: 2.0.0-2
Severity: normal

Hello, today I installed OpenOffice.org 2.0 on my Debian etch/sid
system. It works nicely, thanks for the great work.

But there is some glitch on saving OOWriter documents. It gives
two BASIC errors:

"Error loading BASIC of document
file:///usr/lib/openoffice/share/basic/WebWizard/script.xlb/:
General Error.
General input/output error."

"Error loading BASIC of document
file:///usr/lib/openoffice/share/basic/WebWizard/dialog.xlb/:
General Error.
General input/output error."

Well what this "general error" is trying to tell me is:
Those directories are not there. ;-) In fact I do not have a
/usr/lib/openoffice/share/basic/WebWizard/ directory on my
system at all.

Ah, I found the cause: Its some old stuff in
~/openoffice.org2. I used a Klik package of a pre-version of
OpenOffice.org 2 before.

After rm -rf .openoffice.org2/ saving OOWriter document works
as expected.

I am still reporting this as other users having used a OOo 2 klik
package or some other OOo 2 installation before, might have
the same problem. Maybe a readme or probably even a debconf
warning message (at least on install, not on upgrade) should
mention that such problems may happen when
non-debian-official OOo 2 was installed before.

Anyway when its just my previous setup and no one else complains
feel free to close the bug. ;)

Regards, Martin Steigerwald

-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (990, 'testing'), (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.13.4-tp23
Locale: LANG=de_DE@euro, LC_CTYPE=de_DE@euro (charmap=ISO-8859-15)

Versions of packages openoffice.org-writer depends on:
ii  libc6                         2.3.5-6    GNU C Library: Shared libraries an
ii  libgcc1                       1:4.0.2-3  GCC support library
ii  libicu34                      3.4-2      International Components for Unico
ii  libstdc++6                    4.0.2-3    The GNU Standard C++ Library v3
ii  libstlport4.6c2               4.6.2-3    STLport C++ class library
ii  libwpd8c2                     0.8.3-1    Library for handling WordPerfect d
ii  openoffice.org-core           2.0.0-2    OpenOffice.org office suite archit
ii  python-uno                    2.0.0-2    Python interface for OpenOffice.or
ii  zlib1g                        1:1.2.3-4  compression library - runtime

Versions of packages openoffice.org-writer recommends:
ii  ope 2.0.0-2                              OpenOffice.org office suite Java s
ii  sun 1.5.0.05+debian-1.unofficial.sarge.1 Sun Java 2 Platform Standard Editi

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