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[ale] Building and running evolution on RHEL 4



On 8/16/05, Jerry Yu <jjj863 at gmail.com> wrote:
> not familiar with Evolution itself, just some general & vague suggestions
> here :
>  'rpm -e' will leave config files behind (systemwide & personal). so, maybe
> your custom Evolution is reading from some old left-over config which points
> to an now non-existing data-server?

True.  I deleted my personal ones, but I'll look again to see if there
are system wide versions.


Thanks,

Michael

> On 8/16/05, Michael Hirsch <mdhirsch at gmail.com> wrote: 
> > 
> > Anyone have any experience building evolution on RHEL 4?  I'm helping
> > someone try to get evolution connected to our Exchange server on RHEL 
> > 4 with little success.
> > 
> > The evolution shipping with the distribution seems to read email okay
> > (a little slow...) but we couldn't get it to connect with the LDAP
> > directory at all.  The option is greyed out in the dialoge box to 
> > connect to LDAP.  It appears the RH disabled it, or rather did not
> > enable it.
> > 
> > So, one to the source!  We downloaded all the tar-balls from the
> > evolution homepage.  We build everything and install it in /opt.  For 
> > good measure we even removed all the evolution RPMs.  But now, when we
> > try to run it we get a dialogue with: "Evolution can not start.  You
> > system configuration does not match your Evolutions configuration." 
> > 
> > On the commandline the following is printed:
> > es menu class init
> > evolution-shell-Message: Killing old version of evolution-data-server...
> > 
> > Since we removed all the old versions, I'm confused as to how I can be 
> > running an old version of evolution-data-server.
> > 
> > Any hints?  Thanks,
> > 
> > Michael
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