On Thu, 2016-10-13 at 10:51 +0200, Milan Crha wrote:
> On Thu, 2016-10-13 at 09:36 +1100, Timothy Ward wrote:
> > The updated gtk3 eds-to-idevice code is on github at
> > https://github.com/gitsop01/eds-to-idevice
> > Any advise on the idea or code or what would be required to
> > have it included in eds as a sync backend to an idevice would be
> > appreciated.
> okay, so I opened the github page and checked the configure.ac and
> claims at the end these dependencies:
libmobiledevice is required for communication to an idevice
libpist is used to read or write plist files to/from and idevice
> The glib-2.0 is no problem, it's used by the evolution-data-server
> (eds). The gtk+ is an optional dependency for the eds. The other two
> libraries are completely new for the eds.
> You said it's a command line tool, which makes me wonder why you
> want a
> gtk+, when the command line is meant to run without any display.
I added the gtk3 dependency during debug and testing shall have a look
> As you claimed that to have full functionality the build requires
> recent code from the github (maybe unreleased?), then I hesitate to
> take this into such core GNOME product as eds is. It could be
> but disabled by default, which degrades its usage heavily (the
> packagers would not notice it exists, when it'll be disabled by
Libmobiledevice 1.20 has support for iOS up to 9 as released.
The maintainers have not released a new version as yet but the code is
under active development. Users have requested a new release as it is
required for iOS 9 and above, but I have tested the master git head
iand it does function correctly. but adds Openssl as a dependency
as it is a requirement for iOS 9 and above.
> The other part of the deal would be the maintenance of the code. I'm
> surely not able to give any maintenance to the code, I even cannot
> whether it does what it is supposed to do, because of missing any
> device here. In that case, who will take care of the code? And for
> long? This is nothing personal, we do not know each other, I've just
> pretty bad experience in this regard; people promised me many things
> get where they wanted to be, but then forgot of the deal quite
Hi Milan the github repository has been created for ongoing
development work including bug reports etc, and as such maintenance
would be my responsibility for this function.
I have started cleaning up the code and will look into the gtk3
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