About the Calendar Extension...

Mike Hommey mh at glandium.org
Sun Apr 8 06:37:08 UTC 2007

On Sat, Apr 07, 2007 at 10:40:16PM -0400, Matthew K Poer <matthewpoer at gmail.com> wrote:
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> Mike Hommey wrote:
> > On Sat, Apr 07, 2007 at 11:29:43AM -0400, Matthew K Poer <matthewpoer at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Why is Mozilla not releasing the calendar in their builds, if they are
> >> releasing the source for it? Are they not compiling their build from the
> >> same source?
> > (...)
> > 
> > The mozilla.org sources are cluttered. For example, the sources for
> > firefox contain chrome from thunderbird, ldap module, etc. The fact that
> > the calendar directory is in the seamonkey tarball doesn't say anything
> > about seamonkey having a calendar. It actually got removed from
> > seamonkey 1.1 tarballs. The only reason why iceape calendar has been
> > built is to give an upgrade path for people having mozilla-calendar
> > installed. Otherwise, I would not have activated it, actually.
> > 
> > Mike
> > 
> > 
> I understand. iceape-calendar is really old, anyway, isn't it? What
> would it take to get a newer one (specifically Chu's version), into Debian?
> I notice Iceape is also missing an enigmail extension, and the official
> MozDev builds seem to segfault on me every time.

Probable cause : GCC 3.2 vs GCC 4.0. The former being what mozilla.org
uses to build their programs and extensions, the latter being what
Debian uses. They are ABI incompatible.

> Perhaps I can help with one of the two... I don't see any information
> online about anyone debian-izing either of these two right now, would I
> be the first to do so (if I were successful)?

There is Alexander Sack taking care of Sunbird, filed an ITP for Lightning,
which could be a good replacement for iceape-calendar, and also takes care
of enigmail for thunderbird ; it could probably be extended to support


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