[pkg-kolab] Bug#748614: [libkolabxml0] looses information about birthdays

Franz Schrober franzschrober at yahoo.de
Sun May 18 21:11:05 UTC 2014

Package: libkolabxml0
Version: 0.8.4-5.1
Severity: grave

Grave because it looses data.

I've just installed a new machine and added my IMAP server and kolab agent to
akonadi. It downloaded all resources but when I've started to edit some users
I've noticed that the birthday was missing. Also entering it again resulted in
missing birthdays (like it was never entered) on all other machines also using
the same IMAP server with kolab. Checking the imap server also seemed to verify
that no dates are stored inside the KolabV3 contact xml.

I've also tried to change it from KolabV3 to KolabV2 format in the Kolab-Agent
settings but then other data fields cannot be parsed anymore when downloading
the newly stored kolab mails/xmls (for example the pictures).

Interestingly the anniversary date is stored but not the birthday

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
create an imap account to akonadi (using KDE systemsettings
or so)

add a kolab agent with the default settings (v3) using this imap

press "create folders"

create a new contact in the activated contact
folder in kaddressbook

 add a birthday date and save it.

Now open the mail on the imap server and check for the birthday information.

I think this is the easiest way to check it without another machine/account
to download and parse the contact information again.
Actual Results:  
birthday is not stored on the server

Expected Results:  
birthday is stored on the server

--- System information. ---
Architecture: amd64
Kernel:       Linux 3.14-1-amd64

Debian Release: jessie/sid
  500 unstable        http.debian.net

--- Package information. ---
Depends                      (Version) | Installed
libboost-system1.54.0                  | 1.54.0-5
libboost-thread1.54.0                  | 1.54.0-5
libc6                        (>= 2.14) | 
libcurl3-gnutls            (>= 7.16.2) | 
libgcc1                   (>= 1:4.1.1) | 
libstdc++6                  (>= 4.4.0) | 
libxerces-c3.1                         | 

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