Bug 77255 - Make BundesGit for LibreOffice work on Windows
Summary: Make BundesGit for LibreOffice work on Windows
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Extensions (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
Hardware: Other Windows (All)
: medium enhancement
Assignee: Not Assigned
Keywords: difficultyMedium, skillPython
Depends on:
Blocks: Dev-related
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Reported: 2014-04-09 21:39 UTC by Björn Michaelsen
Modified: 2021-08-15 04:35 UTC (History)
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Description Björn Michaelsen 2014-04-09 21:39:47 UTC
BundesGit for LibreOffice is a proof-of-concept that allows inserting content from a git repository in a text with a accelerator:


(the content of the repository currently are german federal laws -- but the extension could be reused for other content easily).

It requires git 1.9 in the path -- which is the case in most modern Linux distros (e.g. Ubuntu 14.04), but not on Windows.

This Easy Hack is to make the extension working on Windows too e.g. by bundling the portable windows binaries from msysgit:


and using that on windows. The extensions has a set of unittest that should make this work moderately easy.

The extension is hosted at:

Comment 1 Björn Michaelsen 2014-05-23 12:13:21 UTC
adding LibreOffice developer list as CC to unresolved EasyHacks for better visibility.

see e.g. http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/minutes-of-ESC-call-td4076214.html for details
Comment 2 Robinson Tryon (qubit) 2015-12-14 06:42:10 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 3 Robinson Tryon (qubit) 2016-02-18 14:51:29 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 4 jani 2016-04-12 16:01:51 UTC
Kanchana@ Still working on this patch (otherwise please unsaying yourself) ?
Comment 5 Kanchana 2016-04-12 16:27:50 UTC
(In reply to jan iversen from comment #4)
> Kanchana@ Still working on this patch (otherwise please unsaying yourself) ?

Really sorry for the trouble. I unassigned myself.
Comment 6 jani 2016-05-04 06:03:19 UTC
Removing easy hacks, because it does not help a contributor getting squinted with our tools or code.
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