Bug 112297 - Evolution still tries to lookup directory servers in disconnected mode
Evolution still tries to lookup directory servers in disconnected mode
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: evolution (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Dave Malcolm
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Reported: 2003-12-17 06:13 EST by Nick Strugnell
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:06 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-05-17 21:35:18 EDT
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Description Nick Strugnell 2003-12-17 06:13:12 EST
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Description of problem:
If an LDAP server is configured as a directory server, evolution tries
to use it to autocomplete email addresses in offline mode. This causes
a delay which hangs the entire UI until the lookup times out.

Looking at the Offline Folders tab in Settings, it appears that
Evolution automatically assumes that anything under 'Other Contacts'
is an offline-available folder.

LDAP contacts folders should be marked as unavailable in offline mode
as IMAP folders are.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Configure an LDAP server in evolution
2. Take machine off network
3. Go into offline mode (by clicking the connection icon in lower LH
4. Create a new e-mail and start typing a name in the 'To:' field

Actual Results:  UI hangs while LDAP connection is attempted and
eventually times out

Expected Results:  Name should be either resolved from local contacts
folder or unresolved

Additional info:

Could try running a local cacheing LDAP server on laptop and pointing
at  that as workaround
Comment 1 Dave Malcolm 2004-05-17 21:35:18 EDT
Looks like this is in upstream Bugzilla as

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