However, I do have to say I feel Jimmy's pain a bit here. It does seem like, if we can document the process to do this recovery in the FAQ we should be able to create some easier-to-use facility for doing it. A shell script _at least_, if not something more integrated into Evolution. Maybe a script that can be run to "bundle up" all the relevant info from the old system (having it be a script instead of/in addition to an option from a menu or something allows for it to be run in situations like Jimmy's, where you can't run Evolution anymore on the old environment), then an option on the Evo "Import" menu that would import that bundle. I honestly don't know enough about gconf etc. to understand how many of the steps (such as "shut down gconfd completely" etc.) are absolutely required and don't have a "nicer" way of implementation.
Er, couldn't we do it based on the current backup option?
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