[pkg-kolab] Questions about packages

Christopher Reichert christopher.reichert at kdab.com
Mon Jun 25 02:33:41 UTC 2012

On 06/24/2012 01:40 AM, Jeroen van Meeuwen (Kolab Systems) wrote:
> On 2012-06-24 0:56, Christopher Reichert wrote:
>> Hey Jeroen,
> Hi Christopher,
>> I started working on the Debian packages. I emailed all of the old
>> maintainers and so far I've had no response. Anyways, I have a few
>> simple questions just so I am on the same page.
> Shall we start using the pkg-kolab-devel list on lists.debian.org[1] 
> so our communications is a little more transparent for other people 
> interested in packaging as well?
Sure, cc'd there now.
>> What release version is Kolab on? (a.k.a. what version should I
>> attempt to start working on packages for?)
> I had started packaging Kolab 2.4. It's actually more of a product 
> series, though, if you will. For example, we don't really care which 
> version of Postfix or Apache is installed. We do (of course) care 
> about the version of the components for which kolab.org is upstream 
> (i.e. roundcubemail-plugins-kolab, pykolab, kolab-webadmin, etc.).
Ah, 2.4 ok. I'm just confused by that because the latest release tagged 
in the kolab git repositories are around 2.3. I just want to make sure 
that the debian packages are the exact same as the rhel packages. Maybe 
I am missing something here.

In the Kolab git repos', what is the difference between 'server' and 

>> Are there any good tutorials for install Kolab on CentOS. I was
>> trying to install Kolab2.4 and I couldn't find the install-kolab.sh
>> script. Am I doing something wrong?
> Please see the Community Installation Guide on docs.kolab.org[2], or 
> www.kolab.org for a quick howto[3].

Ah thanks, I was using the instructions in the old wikipedia for 2.2.

> Did you find the existing APT packaging repositories? For example, I 
> have cyrus-imapd[4] and kolab[5] (meta-package), and more[6]. If you 
> could submit your SSH public key to me, then I could issue with an 
> account with sufficient privileges to commit/push and upload to our 
> mirror[7].
I did find them but not at this URL. They are at 
svn://svn.debian.org/pkg-kolab/kolabd/trunk/. Are they the same?

Thanks for the help and the links,

> Kind regards,
> Jeroen van Meeuwen
> [1] 
> http://lists.alioth.debian.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/pkg-kolab-devel
> [2] 
> http://docs.kolab.org/en-US/Kolab_Groupware/2.4/html/Community_Installation_Guide/index.html
> [3] http://www.kolab.org/howto/quick-howto-kolab-24-centos-62
> [4] http://git.kolabsys.com/apt/cyrus-imapd
> [5] http://git.kolabsys.com/apt/kolab
> [6] http://git.kolabsys.com/apt/
> [7] http://mirror.kolabsys.com/pub/debian/

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