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Roger Hayter wrote:

If I install Libreoffice 5.0 on a MAC using Mountain Lion, OSX 10.8.5, and then install the 
English (GB) language pack, the first time I open LO it fails verification and tells me I should 
delete LO (and presumably re-download the 'damaged' file).   However, if I install from the 
main, US locale, installer and open the program after installation and before adding the 
language pack, it verifies itself and opens.  I can then close it and install the language pack 
with no further problem.

I don't know how specific to my setup this problem is, and whether it is worth reporting as a 
bug.   Has anyone else observed this?

This is an artefact of the interaction of the way OS X does the verification, and the way language 
packas are installed. Installation of the language pack changes the application, thereby making it 
invalid. After verification, OS X doesn't care anymore whether you change the application (but this 
may change in future OS versions). 

The proper way to install is (as you described above in your second attempt):

1. Install the base version of LO.
2. Open LO so that OS X will very it.
3. Close LO
4. Install the language pack.

This also applies to other LO versions and later versions of OS X.

The proper way for LO to solve this (IMHO) would be to put the language packs outside the 
Piet van Oostrum <>
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