Re: [Evolution] Testing Exchange Mapi Branch

On Wed, 2008-02-13 at 08:34 +0100, Carsten Nikiel wrote:

since my company has forcefully moved us all to Exchange 2007 Server I
needed an alternative to the old Exchange Connector.
So I tried to test the svn version of the EXCHANGE-MAPI-BRANCH.
After a LOT of problems getting it to work.
(Needed the SAMBA 4.0 Test branch, plus manually placing the openldap
patch, adding a missing .h include and a missing typdedef, etc)
I finally got it to work.

RPMs are available here :

But it is extremely SLOW and seems to not understand most of the
I am getting TONS of "illegal multibyte character" conversion errors
which seem to result in not showing the @ sign in any emails.

can you give us some more information. like paste the errors from
terminal here.

So replying to an email is cumbersome to say the least.
Also refreshing of the inbox is very slow, as it seems to read the
complete attachments each and every time it refreshes.

This will be fixed ASAP.

Unfortunately the "EXPUNGE" folder does not work, so the inbox keeps
growing, which makes refreshing it even slower over time.

This feature is not there yet. Probably I should post write wiki page
with the list of features completed.

Maybe I am missing some configuration details here?

I guess not. MAPI Provider is under development.

E.G. is it somehow possible to get the multibyte character stuff
working correctly?

Can you provide us with some more information ... And if it is not
confidential can u export the mail and send it to me.

I would be happy to help testing as I really like the possibility to
use my Linux box for emails and not needing to startup Windows just
for my emails.

Great work so far and let me know if I can help.

There is a IRC channel : #evo-mapi on GIMPNet ( 
Would be cool if u can drop in . I would like to know the setups of your
exchange server and probably some more information :-)


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