On Tue, 2008-08-19 at 22:32 +0530, Srinivasa Ragavan wrote: > Patrick > > Evolution follows GNOME release cycles, which has just three dot > releases on the stable branch (2.22.3). And after that only for > DoS/Vulnerability fixes there will be dot releases. Distros shipping > 2.22.x will pick patches from trunk/2.22.x and apply as and when > required. (Atleast for OpenSUSE, I/my team does that). Im sure > Ubuntu/Fedora too does the same. > > If it is a really issue, may be mailing the distributors list on picking > some patches for Evo/Eds may help. Where can I get the distributors list to inform them ? I know some individual email ids, but not sure if its a complete list.
- Chenthill. > > -Srini. > > On Tue, 2008-08-19 at 18:41 +0200, Patrick Ohly wrote: > > Hello, > > > > I have a question primarily to the maintainers of the various Linux > > distributions which include Evolution 2.22.x (Ubuntu 8.04 LTS, Debian > > Lenny), but also to the Evolution hackers: the latest stable release, > > 126.96.36.199, still contains bugs. There are different ways to deal with > > this: > > 1. Evolution upstream continues to apply bug fixes to the 2.22.x as > > long as important distributions use that. > > 2. Maintainers of packages apply patches locally, without or with > > help by Evolution upstream. Upstream could help with bug > > tracking. > > > > What's the current practice? It seems that upstream has already stopped > > updating the 2.22 branch and bug fixes are only applied to trunk . > > > > I'm bringing this up because at least one of the bugs will become > > critical in September: as noted this week , the conversion of system > > time zone information into libical time zone information (as used by > > Evolution) yields an end of summer time which is one week too early for > > Western Europe. It might also be incorrect for other countries and for > > the beginning of summer time. > > > > That's particularly disappointing because the work on improving time > > zone support  was supposed to solve such issues. Now it looks like > > Evolution will fail to display events at the right time - once again! > > > > In addition to this problem I'm sure there are other bugs which could be > > included in another 2.22.x release. The broken Exchange Connector > > contact change tracking  is one example. > > > >  http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=546934#c2 > >  http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=548268 > >  http://www.estamos.de/blog/2008/06/22/time-zone-handling-in-evolution/ > > > > _______________________________________________ > Evolution-hackers mailing list > Evolutionemail@example.com > http://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/evolution-hackers _______________________________________________ Evolution-hackers mailing list Evolutionfirstname.lastname@example.org http://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/evolution-hackers