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Recovery info: Where stored?

asked 2018-01-09 00:22:32 +0100

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When a crash occurred or LibO ran into a "not responding" state and was forced to close, recovery of unsaved files is offered on the next start.

Where and in what way is the info used by this feature saved?

(I am not talking of the automatic backups.)

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answered 2018-01-09 07:22:49 +0100

It is in registrymodifications.xcu, nodes <item oor:path="/org.openoffice.Office.Recovery/RecoveryList">.

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However, I can find there the title, the LibO module concerned, and the explicit URL of the template used for the crashed file, but I cannot find an info about the contents of the file to recover, might it be an URL or a section within a fixed file/location/whatever. There should be a way to generate the stream needed to finish the recovery, shouldn't it?
(My apologies! I don't actually need that. I'm just curious.)

Lupp gravatar imageLupp ( 2018-01-09 10:50:51 +0100 )edit

There is a TempURL, which points to files stored in userprofile (LibreOffice/4/user/backup/???).

Mike Kaganski gravatar imageMike Kaganski ( 2018-01-09 11:57:47 +0100 )edit
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