Re: [gentoo-user] beagle and thunderbird

[Added OP - Stefan G. Weichinger - to the CC list]

2008/6/30 Nirbheek Chauhan <nirbheek chauhan gmail com>:
> On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 3:14 PM, Dirk Uys <dirkcuys gmail com> wrote:
> [...]
>> So I have app-misc/beagle-0.2.18 now, with USE-flags "eds gtk pdf
>> python thunderbird xscreensaver", along
>> mail-client/mozilla-thunderbird- ...
>> And I have gnome-extra/deskbar-applet-2.20.3 installed for searching.
> [...]
>> "Google Summer of Code 2007 sponsored a beagle project on the
>> Thunderbird backend. The work is finished and was merged in svn trunk
>> in September, 2007. The thunderbird backend will be available in
>> 0.3.0+."
>> Should I unmask this unstable release to get the feature I am looking for?
> You will have to keyword the following:
> app-misc/beagle
> dev-libs/libbeagle
> dev-dotnet/dbus-sharp
> dev-dotnet/dbus-glib-sharp
> dev-dotnet/taglib-sharp
> You will want to build Beagle with "-eds" otherwise that will add
> additional deps on evolution-data-server etc which you probably don't
> need since you use thunderbird.
> Also, don't build Nautilus or Yelp with the "beagle" USE flag, the
> stable versions (2.20) of both depend on beagle-0.2.18
> If you face problems, feel free to mail this list or catch me
> (bheekling) or Arun (Ford_Prefect) on #gentoo-desktop @ FreeNode or
> #dashboard @ GimpNet (depending on whether the question is
> gentoo-specific or beagle-specifi ;)
>> Should things behave as I expect them to behave?
> Beagle should behave, cedk (the maintainer) has kept the package in
> good shape :)
>> Do I have to configure something somewhere?
> Probably not. Your profile will be migrated automatically. Once again,
> feel free to contact me or Arun if you face problems. This will help
> us as well since Arun has recently started pushing for getting Beagle
> stabilised with GNOME 2.22, and we would appreciate it if we could get
> some testers :)

FYI, the bug to track this is at

Arun Raghavan

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