Re: [Evolution-hackers] Problems with Migration from 2.28.4 to 2.30 (master): calendar, task, memo not there

On Sat, 2010-03-13 at 14:35 -0500, Matthew Barnes wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-03-12 at 20:13 +0100, Thomas Mittelstaedt wrote:
> > Just tried the latest git version (master). Building and compiling went
> > relatively smooth.
> > After following advice at
> > gnome org/msg03339.html
> > the app came up okay. Unfortunately, when I opened the calendar, the
> > different calendars would show up in the list to the left, but no data
> > is displayed, even though the ics files clearly exist and contain data.
> > When I tried to import one of those ics files the app crashed.
> > What is the correct way to migrate from 2.28.x to the latest version?
> The address book and calendar backend processes are now D-Bus services
> instead of Bonobo servers in 2.30.  If you've installed your builds into
> a non-standard prefix (i.e. something other than /usr), then D-Bus
> probably doesn't know how to start the services and thus can't provide
> any data to Evolution.  And Evolution isn't equipped to handle that
> gracefully at the moment, which would likely explain the crashes.
> If that's the case then you'll need to configure D-Bus so it can find
> the .service files you installed.
> Create a "/etc/dbus-1/session-local.conf" file and populate it with:
>         <!DOCTYPE busconfig PUBLIC
>          "-//freedesktop//DTD D-BUS Bus Configuration 1.0//EN"
>          "";>
>         <busconfig>
>           <servicedir>/path/to/your/dbus-1/services</servicedir>
>         </busconfig>
> Using an appropriate <servicedir> path for your particular setup.

It would be useful if this was put in e-d-s' HACKING file (or similar)
somewhere, since it's necessary for pretty much anyone who uses jhbuild
to get e-d-s working.


> You may need to log out and log in again for the new settings to take
> effect.  (There's probably a way to do it without having to log out, but
> I'm not sure how.)
> Hope this helps,
> Matthew Barnes
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