Bug#599813: [Evolution] Bug#599813: Bug#599813: release-notes: GNOME additions for the release notes
On Sun, 2011-01-02 at 12:48 +0100, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> On jeu., 2010-12-30 at 21:05 +0100, Julien Cristau wrote:
> > On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 16:35:44 +0100, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> > > Do you want a patch summarizing that in (tentatively) good English?
> > >
> > Yes please.
> Here's an attempt to do that (not sure about the document structure, so
> feel free to reorder it).
Thanks for that.
+ <title>Special care for specific packages</title>
Maybe this should be moved to the GNOME section of issues.dbk?
I've had a go at re-wording some of the text to make it flow more
naturally (at least imho); hopefully it still purveys the sense of the
information which needs documenting.
+ Evolution (GNOME Desktop mail client) is upgraded from
+ <literal>126.96.36.199-1</literal> to <literal>2.30.3-5</literal>. Due to
+ changes in the local storage format and the possibility of data loss, it's
+ really recommended to make the upgrade with Evolution not running. The main
+ interface should be quitted, but the various Evolution components shouldn't
+ run either. The best way to ensure that is to quit the desktop environment
+ before doing the upgrade and run it from command line.
Evolution (the GNOME Desktop mail client) has been updated from version
<literal>2.22</literal> to <literal>2.30</literal>. This changes the
storage format used by the package for local data and there is a
possibility of data loss if the upgrade is performed whilst <systemitem
role="package">evolution</systemitem> is running. Exiting the
application itself may not be sufficient, as various related components
will continue to run in the background. To avoid any potential issues,
it is recommended that you completely exit your desktop environment
before beginning the upgrade to &releasename;.
+ A check will be done during the upgrade to verify no Evolution process
+ are running, and a chance will be given to manually quit all evolution
+ instances. If the upgrader still detects processes, a choice will be
+ offerred to either stop the upgrade or continue and kill the evolution
As part of the upgrade process, <systemitem
role="package">evolution</systemitem> will check whether any related
processes are running and will recommend that they be closed. A
secondary check for processes will then be performed; if necessary, a
choice will be offered between allowing the remaining processes to be
killed or aborting the upgrade in order to resolve the situation by