Re: [Evolution-hackers] [Evolution] Exchange MAPI Connector
- From: Srinivasa Ragavan <sragavan novell com>
- To: Frederic Crozat <fcrozat mandriva com>
- Cc: evolution-list <evolution-list gnome org>, evolution-hackers <evolution-hackers gnome org>
- Subject: Re: [Evolution-hackers] [Evolution] Exchange MAPI Connector
- Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2007 13:56:31 +0530
On Tue, 2007-10-23 at 09:51 +0200, Frederic Crozat wrote:
> Le mardi 23 octobre 2007 �2:58 +0530, Srinivasa Ragavan a �it :
> > On Tue, 2007-10-23 at 09:16 +0200, Frederic Crozat wrote:
> > > Le mardi 23 octobre 2007 �2:07 +0530, Srinivasa Ragavan a �it :
> > > > Hello everyone,
> > > >
> > > > For Evolution 2.22 we should be having MAPI based Exchange connector
> > > > which developed in parallel with Openchange based libmapi. The team is
> > > > currently working on that and the code is currently maintianed at GNOME
> > > > SVN in EXCHANGE_MAPI_BRANCH (both for evolution and
> > > > evolution-data-server)
> > > >
> > > > http://svn.gnome.org/viewvc/evolution/branches/EXCHANGE_MAPI_BRANCH/
> > > > http://svn.gnome.org/viewvc/evolution-data-server/branches/EXCHANGE_MAPI_BRANCH/
> > > >
> > > > I created the branch yesterday and we committed our week long effort
> > > > there. We now have a working account setup plugin, base camel/calendar
> > > > code and a partially working addressbook impl. Things should get to a
> > > > working shape in another week or two. I hope that soon, Johnny would be
> > > > able to create a OpenSUSE Build Service repository (rpms for OpenSUSE,
> > > > Fedora, Ubuntu and few more) for Evolution and its dependencies so that
> > > > users can install the rpms and get a feel of it even before the
> > > > release.
> > >
> > > Please, remember to notify release-team and everybody else on
> > > desktop-devel about the new introduced external dependency for
> > > evolution-data-server and evolution.
> > >
> > Frederic, I dont think we can take it as a enforced dependency right
> > away as libmapi depends on Samba4 which is just in aplha1 now. It might
> > take a while before Samba4 releases and we take that and libmapi as
> > external dependencies.
> > Im not sure if we can make/ask those alpha versions as external
> > dependencies.
> > Anyways thanks for the information and the trigger :)
> Well, even if it is a optional external dependencies, it should be
> announced, moreover because of the samba 4 implied dependency and the
> GPLv3 compatibility issue it brings.
> There is never too much information to announce ;)
Sure. I will do it.
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