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Re: Evolution on alpha

Hello again,

Just submitted bug 320349 to GNOME Bugzilla on the second of these

On the first, does any alpha person know what driver I need for an alpha
nautilus with APB, so I can build it into a 2.4 or 2.6 kernel (i.e. not
a module) which actually boots? :-)  The chipset appears to be ALI
M5229, but I don't see a driver for that in the 2.6.8 IDE config list.

(Yes I know, upgrade to SRM, but the CD drive is broken.)


On Mon, 2005-10-03 at 17:30 -0400, Adam C Powell IV wrote:
> Greetings,
> I'm running evolution on an Alpha machine with kernel 2.2.19, and have
> noticed two issues.
> First, there are a lot more evolution-related processes running than on
> x86: I have three evolution-alarm-notify processes, four
> evolution-data-servers, and about eleven evolutions.  When I log out, I
> only have the data servers, and when I kill the first, they all die.
> Could it be using processes instead of threads because of alpha, or
> because of the 2.2 kernel?  This is not a problem, just something
> interesting; evolution-data-server running after logout seems common to
> all arches.
> Second, when I rsync my data back and forth to home, each time evolution
> runs for the first time on the new architecture it spends about two
> hours "Storing folder".  Do alpha and x86 have different formats for
> metedata files, such that on each switch it needs to recalculate
> everything again?  They're both little endian, but would some of the
> structures depend on the sizeof long??  This part is a problem...
> Thanks,
> -Adam

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