[Evolution] Bug#601692: evolution: Please build with gnome-pilot support

David Newgas david at newgas.net
Thu Oct 28 14:39:23 UTC 2010

Package: evolution
Version: 2.30.3-2david1
Severity: normal

evolution removed gnome-pilot support, closing #580293.  The
recommends was dropped in svn rev 1602, the actual building was disabled in rev
1477, and bundling relevant libraries in libevolution was disabled in rev 1480.

Pilots are still used by some and for us disabling gnome-pilot is a regression.
Please consider restoring support.

If keeping libhal dependencies out of evolution is key, perhaps consider
splitting the gnome-pilot depending parts ( /usr/lib/evolution-*/conduits ,
currently in libevolution and /usr/share/gnome-pilot/conduits currently in
evolution-common ) into a separate binary package and only having that depend
on libgnome-pilot2.

(as you can see I am currently running a evolution with gnome-pilot re-enabled)

Thanks for all your maintainance work,

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (990, 'testing'), (500, 'testing-proposed-updates'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-5-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_GB.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages evolution depends on:
ii  dbus                   1.2.24-3          simple interprocess messaging syst
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0]  1.5.36            Debian configuration management sy
ii  evolution-common       2.30.3-2david1    architecture independent files for
ii  evolution-data-server  2.30.3-2          evolution database backend server
ii  gconf2                 2.28.1-5          GNOME configuration database syste
ii  gnome-icon-theme       2.30.3-1          GNOME Desktop icon theme
ii  libart-2.0-2           2.3.21-1          Library of functions for 2D graphi
ii  libatk1.0-0            1.30.0-1          The ATK accessibility toolkit
ii  libbluetooth3          4.66-1            Library to use the BlueZ Linux Blu
ii  libbonobo2-0           2.24.3-1          Bonobo CORBA interfaces library
ii  libbonoboui2-0         2.24.3-1          The Bonobo UI library
ii  libc6                  2.11.2-6+squeeze1 Embedded GNU C Library: Shared lib
ii  libcairo2              1.8.10-6          The Cairo 2D vector graphics libra
ii  libcamel1.2-14         2.30.3-2          The Evolution MIME message handlin
ii  libcanberra-gtk0       0.24-1            Gtk+ helper for playing widget eve
ii  libcanberra0           0.24-1            a simple abstract interface for pl
ii  libdbus-1-3            1.2.24-3          simple interprocess messaging syst
ii  libdbus-glib-1-2       0.88-2            simple interprocess messaging syst
ii  libebackend1.2-0       2.30.3-2          Utility library for evolution data
ii  libebook1.2-9          2.30.3-2          Client library for evolution addre
ii  libecal1.2-7           2.30.3-2          Client library for evolution calen
ii  libedataserver1.2-13   2.30.3-2          Utility library for evolution data
ii  libedataserverui1.2-8  2.30.3-2          GUI utility library for evolution 
ii  libegroupwise1.2-13    2.30.3-2          Client library for accessing group
ii  libenchant1c2a         1.6.0-1           a wrapper library for various spel
ii  libevolution           2.30.3-2david1    evolution libraries
ii  libfontconfig1         2.8.0-2.1         generic font configuration library
ii  libfreetype6           2.4.2-1           FreeType 2 font engine, shared lib
ii  libgconf2-4            2.28.1-5          GNOME configuration database syste
ii  libgdata-google1.2-1   2.30.3-2          Client library for accessing Googl
ii  libgdata1.2-1          2.30.3-2          Client library for accessing Googl
ii  libglib2.0-0           2.24.2-1          The GLib library of C routines
ii  libgnome-desktop-2-17  2.30.2-1          Utility library for loading .deskt
ii  libgnome-pilot2        2.0.17-2          Support libraries for gnome-pilot
ii  libgnome2-0            2.30.0-1          The GNOME library - runtime files
ii  libgnomecanvas2-0      2.30.1-1          A powerful object-oriented display
ii  libgnomeui-0           2.24.3-1          The GNOME libraries (User Interfac
ii  libgnomevfs2-0         1:2.24.3-1        GNOME Virtual File System (runtime
ii  libgtk2.0-0            2.20.1-2          The GTK+ graphical user interface 
ii  libgtkhtml-editor0     3.30.3-1          HTML rendering/editing library - e
ii  libgtkhtml3.14-19      3.30.3-1          HTML rendering/editing library - r
ii  libgweather1           2.30.2-1          GWeather shared library
ii  libical0               0.44-3            iCalendar library implementation i
ii  libice6                2:1.0.6-1         X11 Inter-Client Exchange library
ii  libnotify1 [libnotify1 0.5.0-2           sends desktop notifications to a n
ii  libnspr4-0d            4.8.6-1           NetScape Portable Runtime Library
ii  libnss3-1d             3.12.8-1          Network Security Service libraries
ii  liborbit2              1:2.14.18-0.1     libraries for ORBit2 - a CORBA ORB
ii  libpango1.0-0          1.28.1-1          Layout and rendering of internatio
ii  libpisock9             0.12.5-2          library for communicating with a P
ii  libpisync1             0.12.5-2          synchronization library for PalmOS
ii  libpopt0               1.16-1            lib for parsing cmdline parameters
ii  libsm6                 2:1.1.1-1         X11 Session Management library
ii  libsoup2.4-1           2.30.2-1          an HTTP library implementation in 
ii  libsqlite3-0           3.7.3-1           SQLite 3 shared library
ii  libstartup-notificatio 0.10-1            library for program launch feedbac
ii  libunique-1.0-0        1.1.6-1.1         Library for writing single instanc
ii  libusb-0.1-4           2:0.1.12-16       userspace USB programming library
ii  libxml2                2.7.7.dfsg-4      GNOME XML library
ii  zlib1g                 1:  compression library - runtime

Versions of packages evolution recommends:
ii  bogofilter               1.2.2-1         a fast Bayesian spam filter (dummy
ii  evolution-plugins        2.30.3-2david1  standard plugins for Evolution
ii  evolution-webcal         2.28.1-1        webcal: URL handler for GNOME and 
ii  gnome-desktop-data       2.30.2-1        Common files for GNOME desktop app
ii  yelp                     2.30.1+webkit-1 Help browser for GNOME

Versions of packages evolution suggests:
pn  bug-buddy                 <none>         (no description available)
pn  evolution-dbg             <none>         (no description available)
ii  evolution-exchange        2.30.2-1       Exchange plugin for the Evolution 
ii  evolution-plugins-experim 2.30.3-2david1 experimental plugins for Evolution
ii  gnupg                     1.4.10-4       GNU privacy guard - a free PGP rep
ii  network-manager           0.8.1-3        network management framework daemo

-- debconf information:
* evolution/needs_shutdown:

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