Re: [DISCUSS] need for a AOO41X branch

2021-03-28 Thread Patricia Shanahan
That should be documented in “How to Cook a Release” Patricia > On Mar 28, 2021, at 09:36, Marcus wrote: > > Am 28.03.21 um 17:39 schrieb Carl Marcum: >>> On 3/28/21 11:02 AM, Marcus wrote: >>> Am 28.03.21 um 16:14 schrieb Carl Marcum: I'm wondering if we should create a branch we can

Re: High Priority Issues

2021-01-26 Thread Patricia Shanahan
> On Jan 26, 2021, at 07:23, Peter Kovacs wrote: > > Hello Arrigo, > >> On 24.01.21 15:46, Arrigo Marchiori wrote: >>> On Fri, Jan 22, 2021 at 09:40:47AM +0100, Peter Kovacs wrote: >>> >>> There is feedback from Jon Ha ojn Issues that are important from the support >>> Forum perspective.

Re: [lazy consensus] Addition in release notes because of Big Sur (was: How should we proceed with BigSur?)

2021-01-03 Thread Patricia Shanahan
> On Dec 27, 2020, at 10:30, Dave Fisher wrote: > >  > >>> On Dec 27, 2020, at 5:13 AM, Patricia Shanahan wrote: >>> >>> >>>> On Dec 27, 2020, at 04:39, Jörg Schmidt wrote: >>> >>>  >>>> >>>

Re: Documenting what I'm learning

2021-01-03 Thread Patricia Shanahan
Health permitting I may be able to help with this. I used to help develop, test, and debug multiprocessor servers so I have spent a lot of time thinking about concurrency correctness and performance. Patricia > On Dec 30, 2020, at 17:02, Steve Lubbs wrote: > > Hi All, > > I've been

Re: [lazy consensus] Addition in release notes because of Big Sur (was: How should we proceed with BigSur?)

2020-12-27 Thread Patricia Shanahan
> On Dec 27, 2020, at 04:39, Jörg Schmidt wrote: > >  >> >> -Original Message- >> From: Peter Kovacs [mailto:pe...@apache.org] >> Sent: Sunday, December 27, 2020 12:50 PM >> To: dev@openoffice.apache.org >> Subject: Re: [lazy consensus] Addition in release notes >> because of Big

UNO knowledge

2020-09-12 Thread Patricia Shanahan
I have been working on a bug, and have reached the conclusion that a fix will require changes to the parsing of XML and recording of event actions. I am seriously handicapped in making progress on this because that happens in the depths of UNO, and I have zero UNO knowledge. Can anyone help?

Re: we are a ASF-project

2020-09-12 Thread Patricia Shanahan
On 9/12/2020 12:37 AM, Jörg Schmidt wrote: Hello Patricia, -Original Message- From: Patricia Shanahan [mailto:p...@acm.org] Sent: Saturday, September 12, 2020 9:20 AM To: dev@openoffice.apache.org Subject: Re: we are a ASF-project This is about the subject line, not the content

Re: we are a ASF-project

2020-09-12 Thread Patricia Shanahan
On 9/12/2020 12:46 AM, Jörg Schmidt wrote: -Original Message- From: Patricia Shanahan [mailto:p...@acm.org] Sent: Saturday, September 12, 2020 9:36 AM To: dev@openoffice.apache.org Subject: Re: we are a ASF-project On 9/12/2020 12:20 AM, Patricia Shanahan wrote: This is about

Re: we are a ASF-project

2020-09-12 Thread Patricia Shanahan
On 9/12/2020 12:20 AM, Patricia Shanahan wrote: This is about the subject line, not the content. I don't usually do spelling and grammar, but that seems to be the main content. As a native English speaker, that subject line makes me cringe every time I see it. It should be "we are a

Re: we are a ASF-project

2020-09-12 Thread Patricia Shanahan
This is about the subject line, not the content. I don't usually do spelling and grammar, but that seems to be the main content. As a native English speaker, that subject line makes me cringe every time I see it. It should be "we are an ASF-project".

Re: Website Migrations

2020-07-11 Thread Patricia Shanahan
On 7/11/2020 11:48 AM, Dave Fisher wrote: Hi - It’s time to start the process of migrating two of our websites from the deprecated Apache CMS to a new method of building. This will be a major undertaking and there are several goals. The sites are: https://openoffice.apache.org/

Re: Fwd: Re: should we conduct a 20 year anniversary online conference / meetup?

2020-07-07 Thread Patricia Shanahan
On 7/7/2020 8:18 AM, Peter wrote: Dear Pedro, Am 07.07.20 um 12:14 schrieb Pedro Lino: As a member of this project I kindly request that people do not make presentations in German. English is the lingua franca and everybody in this project regardless of nationality makes an effort to

Re: Decisions and Behavior

2020-07-06 Thread Patricia Shanahan
On 7/6/2020 12:14 AM, Jörg Schmidt wrote: ... My criticism concerned the PMC's approach in the present case. I would have simply wished for equal treatment of equal volunteer work, or some other justification (and I have explained what this justification could have been using the example of

Re: New Committer: Detlef Nannen

2020-07-05 Thread Patricia Shanahan
I got distracted, and forgot to post the only appropriate form of message for a "New Committer" thread: Detlef, welcome to the AOO committer team. -- This email has been checked for viruses by AVG. https://www.avg.com - To

Re: Automated gbuild -> SCons convertibility now at 88.57%

2020-07-04 Thread Patricia Shanahan
on *nix too, where dmake doesn't provide full paths to filenames, breaking debugging. On Sat, Jul 4, 2020 at 9:35 PM Patricia Shanahan wrote: On 7/4/2020 12:24 PM, Damjan Jovanovic wrote: Given how I've only developed on FreeBSD so far, anything Windows is probably at negative infinity :) >

Re: Automated gbuild -> SCons convertibility now at 88.57%

2020-07-04 Thread Patricia Shanahan
Dev\openoffice\main\scripting\source\protocolhandler\scripthandler.cxx does not have symbols. c:\OpenOfficeDev\openoffice\main\package\source\xstor\xstorage.cxx does have symbols generated. On Sat, Jul 4, 2020 at 9:13 PM Patricia Shanahan wrote: In the new build system, what is the sta

Re: Automated gbuild -> SCons convertibility now at 88.57%

2020-07-04 Thread Patricia Shanahan
In the new build system, what is the status of automatic symbol generation, needed for easy debug. It is badly broken in 4.1.7, with most modules not getting symbols generated despite --enable-symbols in the configure parameters. This has cost me weeks of work on a debug project. On

Re: New Committer: Detlef Nannen

2020-07-01 Thread Patricia Shanahan
On 7/1/2020 6:06 AM, Jörg Schmidt wrote: ... And there should be no doubt: Detlef undoubtedly deserves to be a committer, only others have that to the same degree. And whoever apparently excludes these others from it(*), makes his opinion clear. This is intended for all AOO participants, not

Compile in a Visual Studio break

2020-06-15 Thread Patricia Shanahan
I have given up on getting symbols throughout AOO. The build system unfortunately ignores --enable-symbols for many, if not most, modules and partial building and rebuilding are not working for me. As a workaround, I have a hack for compiling in a break. Visual Studio has options to take

Request for build help

2020-06-08 Thread Patricia Shanahan
I am having persistent problems building 4.1.7. The problems also apply to 4.1.3. A complete build from clean works, but takes many hours. A build without cleaning always fails in comphelper. I have uploaded a typical log file to http://www.patriciashanahan.com/apache/log3.txt. My configure

Re: macOS and AOO42X

2020-05-17 Thread Patricia Shanahan
On 5/17/2020 3:29 PM, Marcus wrote: Am 17.05.20 um 23:13 schrieb Brian Barker: At 16:55 17/05/2020 -0400, Keith N. McKenna wrote: The Apache® OpenOffice® Projekt is on the road to a bigger update for its leading open source office suite. The changes look good except that its should be

Karma management (Was Re: Wiki Account)

2020-05-16 Thread Patricia Shanahan
/pmc-faqs.html Regards,     Matthias I think Keith mentioned in another thread that he was an admin in the mwiki. Thanks, Carl On 5/16/20 7:59 AM, Patricia Shanahan wrote: I think we need to make a list of powers the PMC chair should have. That should include adding administrators etc. for all

Re: Wiki Account

2020-05-16 Thread Patricia Shanahan
I think we need to make a list of powers the PMC chair should have. That should include adding administrators etc. for all the OpenOffice resources. Part of handing over the chair should be making the new chair administrator for each resource. On 5/16/2020 3:29 AM, Matthias Seidel wrote:

Re: testers and reviewers for Github

2020-04-26 Thread Patricia Shanahan
On 4/26/2020 4:05 AM, Peter Kovacs wrote: Hallo all, We have some pull request (patches) signed in on Github. We need people to test them and sign them off. Matthias should not sign everything on his own. I am volunteering here, but the question is: Who else can I count into? Do you

Re: about build environment development

2020-04-16 Thread Patricia Shanahan
On 4/15/2020 10:08 AM, Damjan Jovanovic wrote: On Wed, Apr 15, 2020 at 3:15 PM Jim Jagielski wrote: On Apr 15, 2020, at 3:01 AM, Damjan Jovanovic wrote: We are also thin on new contributors, and I recall you saying they're largely scared off by the current build system. Two

Re: about build environment development

2020-04-14 Thread Patricia Shanahan
Without knowing enough about the merits of the different build systems we got where we are through a history in which a new build system is selected every N years, but it takes more than N years to fully switch. My recommendation is to pick one of the existing build systems, and get

Re: Nameing in Calc

2020-04-10 Thread Patricia Shanahan
. Regards Dave On 10/04/2020 14:35, Patricia Shanahan wrote: I hope you are not seriously considering changing names that have been the same as long as I can remember (well, maybe not quite back to Visicalc, the first spread sheet I used). On 4/10/2020 6:03 AM, BMCS wrote: On 10/04/2020 13:03

Re: Nameing in Calc

2020-04-10 Thread Patricia Shanahan
I hope you are not seriously considering changing names that have been the same as long as I can remember (well, maybe not quite back to Visicalc, the first spread sheet I used). On 4/10/2020 6:03 AM, BMCS wrote: On 10/04/2020 13:03, Peter Kovacs wrote: Am 10.04.20 um 13:02 schrieb Dave:

Re: Patricia elected for ASF Board

2020-04-05 Thread Patricia Shanahan
Thanks. I had hoped to get more active in AOO, but will be giving priority to board activities for my Apache time. On 4/5/2020 8:27 AM, Marcus wrote: I want to take the chance to congratulate Patricia for electing. Great to see that one of our circle is engaged in the ASF Board of directors.

Re: dev email not appearing in archives

2020-02-22 Thread Patricia Shanahan
On 2/22/2020 9:10 AM, Carl Marcum wrote: On 2/22/20 12:05 PM, Matthias Seidel wrote: Am 22.02.20 um 18:00 schrieb Pedro Lino: Seems to be a bug in the web page (when sorted by thread). There is no way to scroll further down (only tested Firefox but maybe it works on Chrome/Chromium based

Re: Restructuring AOO Build Guide

2020-02-17 Thread Patricia Shanahan
On 2/17/2020 3:45 PM, Carl Marcum wrote: ... I have  a few thoughts on the step-by-step pages. 1. Break it by AOO version and then OS.  I think there are many sections that are probably obsolete now and it's hard to tell, especially for someone new. I think the Step-by-Step guide should

Re: Build instructions

2020-02-16 Thread Patricia Shanahan
On 2/16/2020 4:31 PM, Keith N. McKenna wrote: On 2/15/2020 4:06 PM, Matthias Seidel wrote: (As you may remember, we wrote about that and I sent you a Dropbox link where you can download it from) Regards,    Matthias - To

Re: Build instructions

2020-02-16 Thread Patricia Shanahan
Patricia Shanahan : Hi Matthias, We consistently lose programming volunteers when we ask them to attempt a build. That makes getting instructions that work, especially for Windows, the commonest platform, absolutely essential. On 2/15/2020 1:06 PM, Matthias Seidel wrote: Hi Patricia, Am

Re: Build instructions

2020-02-15 Thread Patricia Shanahan
schrieb Patricia Shanahan: I have learned enough about Git to attempt a new Windows build. I am building on a Windows 10 system, using the 64-bit Cygwin, and keeping detailed notes of any problems with the instructions. 1. I got very confused between what I should be getting from https

Build instructions

2020-02-15 Thread Patricia Shanahan
I have learned enough about Git to attempt a new Windows build. I am building on a Windows 10 system, using the 64-bit Cygwin, and keeping detailed notes of any problems with the instructions. 1. I got very confused between what I should be getting from

Re: Facebook comment: It is time for an advanced product. please meet with me.

2020-02-07 Thread Patricia Shanahan
+1 I had assumed that if I read the Facebook post I would get some background on what it is about that might justify something other than "please post on dev@" On 2/7/2020 2:17 PM, Andrea Pescetti wrote: On 07/02/2020 Peter Kovacs wrote: I have no clue how I should react on this proposal.

Re: Facebook comment: It is time for an advanced product. please meet with me.

2020-02-07 Thread Patricia Shanahan
have a go. All the best Peter Am 7. Februar 2020 18:50:08 MEZ schrieb Patricia Shanahan : How about a link to the group or page? Any idea whereabouts in California? I live in San Diego county, at the south end, and there are places in California that are hundreds of miles from my home. On 2/7

Re: Facebook comment: It is time for an advanced product. please meet with me.

2020-02-07 Thread Patricia Shanahan
chitchat try to get more information, what he wants. 3) I could guide him to private or dev for introduction. And then we take next steps. all the best Peter On 07.02.20 17:32, Patricia Shanahan wrote: Can you post a link or something? I have no context. On 2/7/2020 7:03 AM, Peter Kovacs

Re: Facebook comment: It is time for an advanced product. please meet with me.

2020-02-07 Thread Patricia Shanahan
Can you post a link or something? I have no context. On 2/7/2020 7:03 AM, Peter Kovacs wrote: Hello all, what should I give for an answer? The person lives in california, in case somebody wants to talk. All the Best Peter

Re: need some feedback on source code page changes on project site...

2020-02-06 Thread Patricia Shanahan
I am planning to attempt a check out and build using the instructions. I'll wait until the changes are committed, so my build serves as a test case. On 2/6/2020 12:12 PM, Kay Schenk wrote: Hello all-- The information on obtaining and using source code is outdated on the project site --

Re: Audience for AOO (Was: Re: Apache OpenOffice 4.1.7 for OS/2 (and OS/2 based systems like ArcaOS))

2020-01-31 Thread Patricia Shanahan
On 1/31/2020 8:35 AM, Damjan Jovanovic wrote: On Fri, Jan 31, 2020 at 6:00 PM Pedro Lino wrote: Hi Jim Now sure, if you are running the latest version of Linux, on a high-end machine, and needs lots of bells and whistles, then other Office suites are likely more tailored for your setup.

Re: OpenOffice trunc Assertion Error

2020-01-09 Thread Patricia Shanahan
What happens if you ignore the assertion and carry on? I had to do that for several assertions when debugging some security problems - the problems I was working were higher priority. On 1/9/2020 1:35 AM, Peter Kovacs wrote: Hi, To be clear the Assert is a different issue and needs more

Re: OpenOffice trunc Assertion Error

2020-01-08 Thread Patricia Shanahan
On 1/8/2020 5:55 PM, Dave Fisher wrote: Hi - See inline Sent from my iPhone On Jan 8, 2020, at 3:44 PM, Peter Kovacs wrote: Hello again, hope I do not annoy anyone, with my questions. I have looked deeper in the issue using OpenGrok. Now the Issue seems pretty clear. We have only the

PMC Chair

2019-11-21 Thread Patricia Shanahan
One of the resolutions passed at the last board meeting was: "Change the Apache OpenOffice Project Chair (Jim Jagielski, VP)" Jim, I don't know whether congratulation or commiseration is more appropriate, so you get whichever you prefer from me.

Re: C++ standard when building OpenOffice

2019-11-04 Thread Patricia Shanahan
On 11/3/2019 8:15 PM, Damjan Jovanovic wrote: On Mon, Nov 4, 2019 at 3:49 AM Branko Čibej wrote: On 04.11.2019 02:14, Damjan Jovanovic wrote: Thank you for the info. I haven't had good experiences with Boost in my Win64 attempts either... Don, how feasible do you think Go or Rust are, to

Re: C++ standard when building OpenOffice

2019-11-03 Thread Patricia Shanahan
On 11/3/2019 5:49 PM, Branko Čibej wrote: On 04.11.2019 02:14, Damjan Jovanovic wrote: Thank you for the info. I haven't had good experiences with Boost in my Win64 attempts either... Don, how feasible do you think Go or Rust are, to start using in place of C++? Really? You'd rewrite code

Git on Windows

2019-10-31 Thread Patricia Shanahan
I am using Windows 10 Pro, 64 bit. I have cygwin 64 bit installed, and would prefer to stick to 64 bit software - it is many years since I've had a 32 bit desktop or laptop. What Git software is recommended and what should I clone for working with AOO 4.2 branch? -- This email has been

Re: New computer

2019-10-30 Thread Patricia Shanahan
Thanks for the write up and links. On 10/30/2019 11:01 AM, Damjan Jovanovic wrote: On Wed, Oct 30, 2019 at 6:16 PM Patricia Shanahan wrote: On 10/30/2019 8:13 AM, Damjan Jovanovic wrote: What do you already know? SVN? RCS, SCCS, and SVN. I personally did: git clone https

Re: New computer

2019-10-30 Thread Patricia Shanahan
be useful. For me when learning programming languages, "for dummies" courses work better than conversion courses. The "for dummies" type of course helps me get into the right mindset for the language. I don't know whether SVN to Git will be different. On Wed, Oct 30, 201

Re: New computer

2019-10-30 Thread Patricia Shanahan
-mail address not my apache.org address. On 10/28/2019 11:33 AM, Patricia Shanahan wrote: Thanks, but what I need is a magic wand of cable untangling I don't suppose you have one handy. In installing my new computer I found that the cables connecting various computers, displays, router

Re: [DISCUSSION] Build environment future

2019-10-30 Thread Patricia Shanahan
As a user of the build system, I think we have too many build strategies, and should not add another one unless it is absolutely essential to do so. Of course I would prefer an IDE, but another round of build system changes is far too high a price to pay. Given that most is on gmake, I would

Re: New computer

2019-10-28 Thread Patricia Shanahan
are things going? If you are in need of something just let me know... Regards,    Matthias Am 26.10.19 um 06:24 schrieb Patricia Shanahan: Any opinions on which I should do? On 10/25/2019 1:27 PM, Matthias Seidel wrote: Hi Patricia, If you want to build 4.1.x have a look at: https

Re: New computer

2019-10-25 Thread Patricia Shanahan
/ReadMe.txt This is how I do my test builds. Regards,    Matthias Am 24.10.19 um 22:09 schrieb Patricia Shanahan: Are the Windows 10 instructions up-to-date? I have just got a shiny new Windows 10 Pro computer, and am planning a clean start on AOO building. It will take a day or so for me

New computer

2019-10-24 Thread Patricia Shanahan
Are the Windows 10 instructions up-to-date? I have just got a shiny new Windows 10 Pro computer, and am planning a clean start on AOO building. It will take a day or so for me to install and set up basic stuff, and then I'll need to install whatever I need for AOO building.

Re: OpenGrok

2019-10-19 Thread Patricia Shanahan
+1 On 10/18/2019 6:04 PM, Damjan Jovanovic wrote: Thank you so much! It works well. On Sat, Oct 19, 2019 at 1:26 AM Ariel Constenla-Haile < ariel.constenla.ha...@gmail.com> wrote: Hi *, On Thu, Oct 17, 2019 at 3:15 AM Peter Kovacs wrote: Server is openoffice-vm1-he-de.Apache. Org A

Re: [vote] AOO417-RC1​

2019-09-12 Thread Patricia Shanahan
How long will you allow for testing of the Linux builds between the rebuild and releasing them? Patricia > On Sep 11, 2019, at 18:30, Jim Jagielski wrote: > > If RC1 passes, and I do think it is a Good Idea to have a longer-than-normal > vote, then the macOS and Windows builds will move,

ApacheConNA

2019-08-25 Thread Patricia Shanahan
I seem to have a good gap in my medical treatments covering early September, so I am planning to attend the ApacheCon in Las Vegas. I would like to meet any other OpenOffice interested people who will be there. - To

Re: Build on Windows

2019-05-16 Thread Patricia Shanahan
On 5/16/2019 3:23 PM, Matthias Seidel wrote: Hi Patricia, Am 17.05.19 um 00:17 schrieb Patricia Shanahan: On 5/15/2019 8:06 PM, Damjan Jovanovic wrote: On Thu, May 16, 2019 at 4:45 AM Patricia Shanahan wrote: "Install Microsoft Windows SDK for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 3.5

Re: Build on Windows

2019-05-16 Thread Patricia Shanahan
On 5/15/2019 8:06 PM, Damjan Jovanovic wrote: On Thu, May 16, 2019 at 4:45 AM Patricia Shanahan wrote: "Install Microsoft Windows SDK for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 3.5. SP1 (recommended by Microsoft. Note: later versions of the Windows SDK will not work. AOO can not be built with

Re: Build on Windows

2019-05-15 Thread Patricia Shanahan
On 5/15/2019 8:06 PM, Damjan Jovanovic wrote: On Thu, May 16, 2019 at 4:45 AM Patricia Shanahan wrote: "Install Microsoft Windows SDK for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 3.5. SP1 (recommended by Microsoft. Note: later versions of the Windows SDK will not work. AOO can not be built with

Build on Windows

2019-05-15 Thread Patricia Shanahan
"Install Microsoft Windows SDK for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 3.5. SP1 (recommended by Microsoft. Note: later versions of the Windows SDK will not work. AOO can not be built with MSVC 2010 or 2012 - MSVC 2008 is needed and is found in the Windows 7 SDK)" Both the links given for installing

Re: [discussion] refactoring OpenOffice

2019-03-02 Thread Patricia Shanahan
ne to work on stuff they don't want to or prevent someone from scratching an itch. I'd just like the project to be working together with a more unified vision... On Mar 1, 2019, at 10:31 PM, Patricia Shanahan wrote: The OpenOffice build system is both complicated and fragile. If you do move thi

Re: [discussion] refactoring OpenOffice

2019-03-02 Thread Patricia Shanahan
One starting point is my last few patches, which involved a bug in one of the string implementations, and buffer overflows. On 3/1/2019 11:58 PM, Peter Kovacs wrote: Do you have an example or can you explain how to find these. I'll have a look. On 02.03.19 04:31, Patricia Shanahan wrote

Re: [discussion] refactoring OpenOffice

2019-03-01 Thread Patricia Shanahan
The OpenOffice build system is both complicated and fragile. If you do move things around, you MUST test the ability to build and install for each supported OS. To me, this change seems high risk for low benefit. I would far rather see any available cycles put into replacing ad-hoc data

Re: Bootstrap?

2019-02-03 Thread Patricia Shanahan
I suggest rerunning the configure script. If it is successful, a bootstrap should appear. If not, you need to investigate what went wrong with configure. On 2/3/2019 7:45 AM, Pedro Lino wrote: Hi Nikhil, all I forgot to mention that I'm building now (as I did before) under Ubuntu 16.04 x64

Re: Suggestion

2019-01-27 Thread Patricia Shanahan
On 1/27/2019 3:25 PM, Andrea Pescetti wrote: ... In short, I think adding an e-mail client never made sense, and that this was irrelevant even when it was actually in the suite (not named OpenOffice yet), but it is even more irrelevant now. I used StarOffice when it had a mail client, never

Re: Successful 1st Build!

2019-01-27 Thread Patricia Shanahan
decisions. If that is affected, it might have some affect on our API. We should investigate this first and make a plan. all the best Peter [1] https://bz.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=128019 On 27.01.19 15:27, Patricia Shanahan wrote: Another project to consider after this is replacing

Re: Successful 1st Build!

2019-01-27 Thread Patricia Shanahan
Another project to consider after this is replacing AOO's own string implementation with the standard template library string. On 1/27/2019 4:32 AM, Peter Kovacs wrote: Awesome! Okay, next Step. Let me see if I have some Ideas. How about this one here:

Re: Successful 1st Build!

2019-01-26 Thread Patricia Shanahan
CONGRATULATIONS! On 1/26/2019 2:28 PM, Nikhil Gupta wrote: Hi everyone, I successfully build the open-office on my system.Now I am looking forward to where I can start contributing to the project. I have 2 year programming experience in c++ mainly functional programming. So if there any guide

Re: branch 4.1.7?

2019-01-21 Thread Patricia Shanahan
I agree that the focus should be on 4.2.0. However, I strongly favor having a ready-to-go 4.1.7. Any day, we could encounter a really serious, must-fix-immediately, security bug. Having as much as possible done ahead of time will reduce the delay from knowing the fix to end users having the

Re: Latest test builds

2019-01-21 Thread Patricia Shanahan
On 1/21/2019 7:37 AM, Matthias Seidel wrote: Am 21.01.19 um 16:18 schrieb Rory O'Farrell: On Mon, 21 Jan 2019 16:09:33 +0100 Matthias Seidel wrote: Hi Rory, Am 21.01.19 um 15:29 schrieb Rory O'Farrell: On Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:39:23 +0100 Peter Kovacs wrote: Hi Rory, do we have a Bug

Re: Win64 progress at almost 50%; the challenging Win64<->UNO bridge looms

2018-12-02 Thread Patricia Shanahan
I have many years of professional assembly language programming experience. I have learned several assembly languages, but not one for Win64. I also have a good general understanding of stack management and call/return from compiler and operating system work. Would it be useful for me to

Re: starting 4.1.7 and 4.2.0 Releases

2018-11-12 Thread Patricia Shanahan
On 11/12/2018 2:49 PM, Andrea Pescetti wrote: On 11/11/2018 Peter Kovacs wrote: I suggest that we start right away with an Parallel development of 4.1.7 Release branch. First, we'll have to officially release and announce 4.1.6. Then energy should really go to 4.2.0. Only if there are any

Re: moving to git !?

2018-11-05 Thread Patricia Shanahan
I am going to have to learn git. No big deal - revision control systems go out of fashion every few years and it becomes time to learn a currently fashionable one. Can you recommend a book or tutorial? I've used RCS and SCCS as well as, obviously, Subversion. On 11/5/2018 2:37 PM, Peter

Linux building problem (Was Re: [vote] OpenOffice Release Candidate 4.1.6 RC1)

2018-11-01 Thread Patricia Shanahan
Your mail actually went to dev@, which is fine because I have no experience building AOO on Linux, and dev@ is the right place to ask for help. You should use a more appropriate subject. On 11/1/2018 4:49 AM, Pedro Lino wrote: Hi Patricia I'm taking this opportunity to write to you directly

Re: [vote] OpenOffice Release Candidate 4.1.6 RC1

2018-10-31 Thread Patricia Shanahan
Since this is a release vote, it is governed by the Apache policy on Release Approval at http://www.apache.org/legal/release-policy.html#release-approval "Before casting +1 binding votes, individuals are REQUIRED to download all signed source code packages onto their own hardware, verify that

Windows builds

2018-10-28 Thread Patricia Shanahan
I should be able to give some time and attention to AOO during the next few weeks. Is the step-by-step building guide up to date for Windows? Does it now work for Windows 10? Any gotchas I need to watch out for? - To

Re: Correct sentence about OpenOffice

2018-08-09 Thread Patricia Shanahan
As a matter of curiosity, why does the first change affect any language other than English? I do agree with the change. (I am a native speaker of English English, and fluent in written US English). On 8/9/2018 9:19 AM, Matthias Seidel wrote: Hi Pedro, Remember, the change would have to be

Re: A 4.1.6 Release

2018-07-21 Thread Patricia Shanahan
I don't think the decision of whether to do a 4.1.7 is something the PMC can decide, and it won't be until 4.2 is the established field release. If you get hit with security bugs, you have to fix the field release, whether you like it or not. When 4.2 is established in the field, you will have

Re: SVN trunk: Windows build crashes on startup

2018-04-11 Thread Patricia Shanahan
Copied the wrong revision number. It should be 1814901. On 4/11/2018 6:46 AM, Patricia Shanahan wrote: My Windows debug builds are based on revision 1828829. (I have avoided updating because recent changes are not relevant to the problems I'm debugging, and the Windows builds do not seem

Re: SVN trunk: Windows build crashes on startup

2018-04-11 Thread Patricia Shanahan
My Windows debug builds are based on revision 1828829. (I have avoided updating because recent changes are not relevant to the problems I'm debugging, and the Windows builds do not seem to be very stable right now.) On 4/11/2018 4:29 AM, Damjan Jovanovic wrote: Hi First I thought it was a

Re: Back to OpenOffice

2018-03-25 Thread Patricia Shanahan
On 3/24/2018 6:10 AM, Matthias Seidel wrote: You can try revision 1827295, I could build it successfully with this configuration: https://home.apache.org/~mseidel/AOO-builds/AOO-420-Test/ReadMe.txt Later revisions seem to be broken (on Windows) for the moment. The step-by-step lists the

Which C++ language version?

2018-03-25 Thread Patricia Shanahan
What version of the C++ standard should we code to? For example, can the move to STL use features that were added in C++ 11? - To unsubscribe, e-mail: dev-unsubscr...@openoffice.apache.org For additional commands, e-mail:

Re: Memory management strategy

2018-03-25 Thread Patricia Shanahan
On 3/25/2018 10:44 AM, Pedro Giffuni wrote: Somewhat related ... I have been considering the use of APR pools: http://www.apachetutor.org/dev/pools It would be great to have the memory managed by the same technology used in Apache httpd. I need to think about this. It seems very

Memory management strategy

2018-03-25 Thread Patricia Shanahan
Currently, AOO uses a lot of finite size arrays. Ideally, overflows will be detected and lead to an error message, but that still prevents processing of the user's documents. Computer memories and swap spaces are still increasing in size, so the array size limits are more likely to be the

Re: Back to OpenOffice

2018-03-25 Thread Patricia Shanahan
Patricia! Can we prepare in the next week's 1 or 2 array translation tasks? I have 2 junior candidates and if they get there I would like to hand them one of them as an entry point to development. Going step by step. All the best Peter Am 24. März 2018 14:16:24 MEZ schrieb Patricia Shanahan &l

Re: Back to OpenOffice

2018-03-24 Thread Patricia Shanahan
On 3/24/2018 6:10 AM, Matthias Seidel wrote: Hi Patricia, Am 24.03.2018 um 13:54 schrieb Patricia Shanahan: I've finished traveling for a while, and am ready to get back to work on OpenOffice 4.2 Welcome back, I hope you had a good time! ;-) Thanks. Does it currently build

Back to OpenOffice

2018-03-24 Thread Patricia Shanahan
I've finished traveling for a while, and am ready to get back to work on OpenOffice 4.2 Does it currently build on a Windows 64 system if I just check out the latest trunk and follow the step-by-step instructions? --- This email has been checked for viruses by AVG. http://www.avg.com

Re: Win64 port started, and how building 32 bit AOO on Win64 could break soon

2018-03-05 Thread Patricia Shanahan
On 3/4/2018 11:27 PM, Damjan Jovanovic wrote: ... But there is a simple way to both keep the 64->32 bit building working while making the 64 bit changes in trunk, and still get the benefits of testing. The changes involved to enable the 64 bit build environment amount to 1 relatively small

Re: Win64 port started, and how building 32 bit AOO on Win64 could break soon

2018-03-04 Thread Patricia Shanahan
On 3/4/2018 7:41 PM, Damjan Jovanovic wrote: ... While the progress I've made [in 1 weekend ;-)] is impressive, I imagine a full port to Win64 will be long (assembly language development for the Win64 UNO bridge, code audit for long <-> pointer conversions which work on *nix64 but not on

Re: [proposal] going Agile

2018-02-17 Thread Patricia Shanahan
On 2/17/2018 1:04 AM, Peter kovacs wrote: +1 A practical demo of what the proposals mean in practice will be far more useful than abstract discussion. How about your Idea to check all Arrays and replace them with containers? We would create a master ticket, Create sub tickets for each

Re: [proposal] going Agile

2018-02-16 Thread Patricia Shanahan
On 2/13/2018 2:22 PM, Andrea Pescetti wrote: Marcus wrote: @all: What do you think is the first topic we should start with? I think the only reasonable way forward is that Peter chooses one of the many available tasks (digital signatures? Java 9 support? MSVC update? .docx export? you

Re: [proposal] going Agile

2018-02-10 Thread Patricia Shanahan
> On Feb 9, 2018, at 20:05, Peter Kovacs <pe...@apache.org> wrote: > >> On 09.02.2018 01:19, Patricia Shanahan wrote: >> On February 8, 2018, at 5:51 AM, Peter Kovacs <pe...@apache.org> wrote: >> >> # Devide the Project into different selfcontained part

Re: [proposal] going Agile

2018-02-10 Thread Patricia Shanahan
Openness can be a real problem. I have mainly done security fixes that had to stay on the private lists until released and disclosed. Patricia > On Feb 10, 2018, at 06:20, Peter Kovacs wrote: > > >> On 09.02.2018 23:08, Marcus wrote: >>> Am 08.02.2018 um 00:32 schrieb

Re: [proposal] going Agile

2018-02-08 Thread Patricia Shanahan
On February 8, 2018, at 5:51 AM, Peter Kovacs wrote: >Thank you these are good points. >On 08.02.2018 00:32, Andrea Pescetti wrote: >> Peter Kovacs wrote: >>> I would like to propose that we apply Agile development methods as >>> much as we can. >> >> Well, "as much as we can"

Re: FOSDEM

2018-02-05 Thread Patricia Shanahan
> > I hope you travel to London was accomodating, and you are recovering. > > Hope to read from you sson. It was a pleasure to meet you. I hope we will > meet again, then with better health and more time to talk. > > > All the best > > Peter > > >>

FOSDEM

2018-02-03 Thread Patricia Shanahan
My cough has got worse, so I am going back to London today, skipping the rest of the conference. Patricia - To unsubscribe, e-mail: dev-unsubscr...@openoffice.apache.org For additional commands, e-mail:

Travel

2018-01-17 Thread Patricia Shanahan
I will be in traveling for three weeks, starting January 25th, including a weekend in Brussels for FOSDEM. The rest of the time I'll be based in London. During that time, I will not have access to my development system, although I will continue to monitor e-mail. --- This email has been

Re: Checksum incorrect

2018-01-09 Thread Patricia Shanahan
It turned out the problem was use of SHA1 instead of SHA256. On 1/9/2018 12:12 PM, Marcus wrote: Am 09.01.2018 um 13:57 schrieb Gerd Muncke: After download I get an incorrect checksum. See screenshot attached. please note that attachments are not allowed on this mailing list. Can you copy &

Re: Checksum incorrect

2018-01-09 Thread Patricia Shanahan
Attachments do not come through on this mailing list. Can you post the URL of the file you downloaded? On 1/9/2018 4:57 AM, Gerd Muncke wrote: Hi, After download I get an incorrect checksum. See screenshot attached. Gerd -

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