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Re: what to do about evolution?

[Forwarding my reply - was accidentally private]

On Mon, Dec 13, 2004 at 01:42:21PM -0800, David Mosberger wrote:
> Evolution still appears to be hit or miss (with more "miss" than
> "hit").  I made an effort many months ago to get evolution patches in
> and they seem to have been ignored.  I really would like to have
> evolution work out-of-the-box on ia64 (if only so I can synchronize my
> ipaq with it) and I don't think it's very hard to get to that points
> (the bugs that keep it from working are usually just stupid 64-bit
> dirtiness issues), but there is no point in developing the patches if
> they're ignored.
> How do others feel about this issue?  Anybody willing to help me get
> the necessary patches into the Debian/sarge package---via
> non-maintainer upload, if need be?

Yeah - evo is annoying me as well.  If you have fixes, please file bugs
with patches and point me to them.  I'll follow the formal NMU process
(which is a slow one) if you don't get responses.

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