F8 and Staroffice8

Simon Andrews simon.andrews at bbsrc.ac.uk
Wed Nov 21 12:10:44 UTC 2007

Joachim Backes wrote:
> Hi,
> did somebody try to install Staroffice8 (well running in F7!) in F8: 
> Getting the error:
> Running installer
> java: xcb_xlib.c:50: xcb_xlib_unlock: Assertion `c->xlib.lock' failed.
> ./setup: line 235: 25261 Aborted                 (core dumped) 
> $java_runtime -DREGISTRY_SUFFIX=_Office $run_classfile

It's a problem with a change the X libraries in F8.  The Sun java hasn't 
caught up yet.  Using IcedTea from F8 should have been OK though - are 
you sure the installer is using the system JRE and doesn't include its own?

There is a discussion and a work round for this problem at:



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