On Tue, 2018-04-10 at 12:30 -0500, Paul Stejskal wrote:
> 在 2018-04-10Tue的 18:56 +0200，Milan Crha写道：
> > On Tue, 2018-04-10 at 17:37 +0200, Bjørn T Johansen wrote:
> > > - Is this the best way or is there a better way? (I am developer
> > > myself)
> > > - Do I need follow some specific compiling/installation guides for
> > > Ubuntu or can just download the source and start compiling? :)
> > Hi,
> > you might find all the answers here:
> > https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Evolution/Building
> > and eventually here:
> > https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Evolution/Flatpak
> > after you read the first paragraph of the former. The Flatpak version
> > as provided in Evolution sources has also its caveats, which you should
> > be aware of (also the first paragraph, in the second wiki page).
> > Long story short, main issue (and the reason why LTS distros do not
> > update evolution) is that evolution requires evolution-data-server,
> > which is also used by other programs (and even GNOME shell), thus when
> > you update evolution-data-server you usually need to update also all
> > other installed applications which depend on it. The Building wiki
> > compiles into a separate prefix, thus you can run the code "in
> > parallel", which usually works (at least here). The Ubuntu 16.04 is
> > really old, you'll see how well it'll work for you.
> > Bye,
> > Milan
> 18.04 will be out in a few days. April 29th?
An alternative is to just use a distro with better support for
Evolution (e.g. Fedora), which also meets your VMware requirement. OTOH
Ubuntu *may* improve general Gnome support in the future now that it
has abandoned Unity.
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