Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 135483
Error Loading Addressbook; Unable To Add Contacts
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:51 EST
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Description of problem:
Cannot add a contact to the Evolution "Contacts" panel. I believe that
at first, if I clicked the Contacts button, I would get this error
"Error loading addressbook
We were unable to open this addressbook. Please check that the path
exists and that you have permission to access it."
Clicking "OK" on the above dialog displays an empty contacts panel.
When I clock the "New" button to add a contact, nothing happens.
Suppose I quit evolution while in this panel. When I next restart
evolution, the error message listed above will show up.
Now, I beleive I can click the "Contacts" button and an empty contacts
panel will show up (without an error message.) But if I quit
evolution, and restart it, I will get the error message shown above.
Suppose I am reading an email, and I want to add the sender to my
Contacts list. I right-click on the sender's email address, and a
small "Add to contacts" window pops up. The window is functional and
appears to be busy adding the email address to the contacts list. But
when I click Contacts to check the contacts list for this contact, all
I get is an empty list with no entries.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start Evolution
2. Click Contacts button.
3. Error message will show up as described above (in early versions of
evolution for FC3T2 for this architecture.)
1. Start Evolution
2. Click "Contacts" button.
3. Contacts list is empty, and you cannot add a new contact my
clicking the "New" button.
4. Quit evolution and restart it.
5. Error message as described above will appear.
Actual Results: Error messages, inability to add contacts.
Expected Results: I should be able to add contacts normally to the
Addressbook and view my Contacts list.
This looks like this x86_64 bug for evolution-data-server filed upstream:
An attempt to fix this is available in Rawhide in the
evolution-data-server-1.0.2-2 package. Please can you yum update this
package and report if it works with this latest version?
My x86_64 can add contacts with evolution-data-server-1.0.2-2 (both
*** Bug 134783 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Raised eyebrow. Marked 134783 a duplicate of the newer 135483 post
and the same solution was later posted there?
There are no politics in bugzilla, right?
Eh? Not as far as I know. The ordering was purely the order in which
I happened to open the bugzilla emails in my Evolution.
There is no conspiracy (apart from the Swedish one;
Yes, evolution-data-server-1.0.2-2 allows me to add contacts now in te
x86_64 architecture. Cool. Thanks a lot!