# Test case:
1. Mount eg gvfs sftp file share and open a document from there.
2. Close LO, unmount the share
3. Start LO
# Observed behavior:
LibreOffice hangs indefinitely.
# Excepted behavior:
Do not try to access all files in recent documents on startup, and even later if accessing on user's request do a timeout with error message.
# Workaround 1:
Before every LO startup, one can run:
> sed -i '/sftp/d' ~/.config/libreoffice/4/user/registrymodifications.xcu
Which for example in this case removes lines like:
> <item oor:path="/org.openoffice.Office.Histories/Histories/org.openoffice.Office.Histories:HistoryInfo['PickList']/OrderList"><node oor:name="8" oor:op="replace"><prop oor:name="HistoryItemRef" oor:op="fuse"><value>sftp://olo/home/timo/Asiakirjat/kauppalaskut.ods</value></prop></node></item>
# Workaround 2:
Follow https://www.libreofficehelp.com/how-to-delete-recent-documents-list-in-libreoffice/ and set the value to 0 to disable recent documents.
This is only a gut feeling / vague memories but this may heve gotten worse somewhere in LO 7.x - it used to be it timed out, now it seems like a complete hang.
I'm happy to help debugging if anyone tells me what/how to debug/run (I can follow technical debugging instructions) - the wiki instructions seem just a bit broad and I wouldn't know what exactly to provide.
Doh, now I found immediately 131850 after filing this.
I'm using 7.2.5, will re-test with 7.2.6 later.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 131850 ***
It should not be a duplicate. 7.2.5 already includes a fix for the specific problem in bug 131850; and there may be other problems in other scenarios, like this one - maybe we have some special processing for the sftp URLs. Needs reproducing, debugging and separate fixing; so this needs an own issue - like here.
Ok then, reopening. Indeed I have 22.214.171.124.
Could you please check which call stack produces the hang? Thanks!
@Timo : you might also be interested in the discussion here if it is going to affect the way you use your ftp server with LO, e.g if your documents contain links to other FTP hosted documents :
SFTP is a different protocol, though: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SSH_File_Transfer_Protocol
Created attachment 178009 [details]
call stack when seemingly hanged on startup
Indeed sftp is essentially SSH, not related to the ftp in anyway other than a poor name.
Obviously I couldn't first reproduce it anymore, but here it is. It does not seem to affect all sftp urls, for some reason, but after opening various odt and ods files on some servers I now have a (saved) registrymodifications.xcu that produces the problem. The problem disappears if removing all 'sftp' containing lines there, and reappears if I restore the lines.
Furthermore, it seems that after 1min or so waiting the LO finally launches, I'm not 100% certain of my previous statement that there would be cases where it would never launch (although another person reported so as well to me at some point).
(In reply to Timo Jyrinki from comment #7)
This is bug 146219.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 146219 ***
(In reply to Mike Kaganski from comment #8)
> This is bug 146219.
... and is only available in 126.96.36.199.
Thank you! I'll make sure to re-test later on with 188.8.131.52, it should hit openSUSE Tumbleweed soon.