[lug] Star Office 5.2...

John Hernandez John.Hernandez at noaa.gov
Mon Apr 22 15:07:56 MDT 2002

Another possible explanation is that symbolic links are not supported 
under FAT.  Perhaps the installation relies on symlinks?

Another approach might be to shrink your FAT32 filesystem and squeeze 
in an ext[23] for soffice.

> On Mon, 22 Apr 2002 LittleViggy at alum.manhattan.edu wrote:
>>"The installation program cannot find the script file in which all of the 
>>instructions required for installation have been saved.  The file was looked 
>>for in the following directory:  /fat-d/office52/program/setup.ins.  The 
>>installation program cannot be executed without this file, it will now be 
>>Both my regular user **AND** root get this same error message.  One person 
>>posted to the newsgroups that perhaps the SOffice installer was "smart", and 
>>assumed a Windows installation because the drive volume is FAT32.
>>PS.  The file setup.ins does not exist.  However, install.ini does.  I tried 
>>copying install.ini to setup.ins, and I *do* get a different error.  I first 
>>get some dialog in German, then I get a dialog that says, "Script file is 
>>invalid." and then the program exits.


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