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. poc _______________________________________________ evolution-list mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org To change your list options or unsubscribe, visit ... https://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/evolution-list