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Re: advice for syncevolution in squeeze

On Sun, 24 Oct 2010 13:46:58 +0200, Patrick Ohly <patrick.ohly@intel.com> wrote:

> If 1.0 + bug fixes is not acceptable for Debian Squeeze, then I suggest
> that direct synchronization with phones gets disabled entirely in the
> Debian Squeeze build by turning off Bluetooth support. Users who want
> that need to find a backport of SyncEvolution.

This is of course easy to do.  And I don't mind doing the backport.

> FWIW, I still think that 1.0 + bug fixes is the better choice for
> Squeeze. It has been in use for a while now and arguably is better than
> beta 2, with no known regressions whatsoever. 

I'm also willing to do this if the release team approves it. One thing I
(belatedly) realized is that we need to think about not only the changes
introduced by a new upstream version of syncevolution (some 360 commits
between 1.0beta2 and 1.0, about 80 of these are translations) but also
in libsynthesis (another 77 commits).


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