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Hi Nasrin,

nasrin khaksar wrote
hi stuart.
but the third bug which you sent it for me, shows libreoffice 5.2 does
not run on windows xp.
does it mean that all features are completely unsupported and the
document foundation said goodbye to windows xp for always?
could you please send me its read me file?

Not at all.  But things are not looking good for Windows XP  sp3 continuing
as a supported OS for the project.

The Engineering Steering Committee (ESC) "the developers" are aware, but
decision to officially end support for Windows XP with the 5.1 release--that
is to *not* seek work arounds that would  be needed to continue support for
Windows XP at 5.2--has not been made.

The problem on Windows XP sp3 (32-bit, as 64-bit XP sp2 is not supported)
has been that the cURL (libcurl.dll) required for LibreOffice to communicate
with the Update services (since 5.0) and to the Error Reporting services 
(at 5.2) is not supported by Windows XP sp3.

Bug tdf#100295 is already assigned a "Highest" priority and applies from
5.2.0beta2 forward. The 5.1 branch is impacted but not broken--but it could
be the end of the line for Windows XP sp3 users.

There are several ways this could be worked around--up to the ESC, but it is
unlikely that cURL would be removed, or Error Reporting not implemented at
5.2.   So unfortunately at this moment in the development cycle LibreOffice
will not launch on Windows XP Sp3.

I just checked the draft "Release notes" for 5.2 (link below), and thus far
no mention of  cURL support on XP SP3, nor a description of the new Error
Reporting mechanism. But that is common as we are some time away from the
final release.


Draft release notes 5.2

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