Bug 134381 - defaults to personal calendar as unchecked.
defaults to personal calendar as unchecked.
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: evolution (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Dave Malcolm
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Blocks: 131589
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Reported: 2004-10-01 17:04 EDT by Bill Peck
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-14 15:41:55 EDT
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Description Bill Peck 2004-10-01 17:04:42 EDT
Description of problem:
personal calendar in Evolution defaults to being unchecked.  This is
non-intuitive because someone like me can attempt to create an
appointment but it won't work until you click the personal check box.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. start evolution from a virgin account
2. click on calendar
3. personal will be unchecked
4. Trying to create an appointment will result in no entries

Actual results:
no entry made

Expected results:
either a warning that no calendar is selected when trying to create an
appointment (or maybe ghost entries out), or/and? have the personal
calendar default to being checked on fresh install.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Dave Malcolm 2004-10-01 17:17:37 EDT
Calendars are stored in gconf in:
(which stores a list of strings containing XML-ified data about each

The state of those checkboxes appears to be determined by the UIDs
that appear in a list of strings in

So I'm guessing that on a fresh install, upon going through the
startup wizard it generates the necessary stuff into GConf, and should
be adding it to that list, and isn't - will investigate further.
Comment 2 Dave Malcolm 2004-10-01 17:18:59 EDT
There's a patch upstream, will be fixed in 2.0.2
Comment 3 Dave Malcolm 2004-10-01 17:21:01 EDT
Upstream bug 61766; patch is on evolution-patches list, posted 28 Sep 2004
Comment 4 Alexander Larsson 2004-10-14 10:14:46 EDT
2.0.2 seems to be in now, is this fixed?
Comment 5 Dave Malcolm 2004-10-14 15:41:55 EDT
Yes: I just tried a fresh install of rawhide 20041014 with evo 2.0.2
and it's fixed.
Comment 6 Bill Peck 2004-10-14 15:48:33 EDT
confirmed as well.  yum update of evo 2.0.2 with a new user.

You just beat me to this Dave. :-) 

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