Re: folks and gnome-contacts are going to make your lives miserable

On Sun, 2011-09-04 at 17:55 +0100, Philip Withnall wrote:
> On Sun, 2011-09-04 at 18:35 +0200, Luca Ferretti wrote:
> > 2011/9/4 Philip Withnall <philip tecnocode co uk>:
> > >
> > > It should be noted that it's quite possible that extra important bugs
> > > will come to light as Alex's work on gnome-contacts continues.
> > > (Hopefully not too many though.)
> > >
> > 
> > BTW I haven't yet checked if this was reported, but I noticed on a
> > fresh user you have to start evolution at least one time in order to
> > have contacts listed in gnome-contacts.
> This is a known issue and is due to the fact that address book sources
> (particularly, the ones coming from GOA) in EDS are managed by
> Evolution, rather than by EDS itself. Evolution has to be started at
> least once to grab accounts from GOA and push them into EDS.
> As I understand it, this can't be fixed without a fairly big
> rearchitecting of EDS which won't happen for 3.2.
> (Alex, please correct me if I'm wrong.)

Yes, this is right, and unfortunate. Matthew Barnes is working on fixing
this but it will not really happen until 3.4.

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