Archive for January, 2013

Subversion is not available, temporary switch to RCS

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

The server with the subversion repository has crashed. Repair takes a few days. How to work during repair? Git isn’t a solution, because man had to switch before the disaster, not after.

My answer is: temporary switch to RCS.

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solved: createInstanceWithContext: Binary URP bridge disposed during call

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

I decided to experiment with OpenOffice automation from Python, found the official PyUNO wiki, followed the “a must read” link PyUNO bridge and tried the proposed hello-world program “hello_world.py“. As it was feared, nothing worked immediately. The error was:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "hello.py", line 19, in 
    desktop = smgr.createInstanceWithContext( "com.sun.star.frame.Desktop",ctx)
__main__.RuntimeException: Binary URP bridge disposed during call

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