Bug 56171 - Calendar alarms don't work if GUI isn't running
Summary: Calendar alarms don't work if GUI isn't running
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gnome-pim   
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Version: 7.2
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Havoc Pennington
QA Contact: Aaron Brown
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2001-11-13 16:27 UTC by Rick Richardson
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:38 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-11-13 16:38:12 UTC
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Description Rick Richardson 2001-11-13 16:27:39 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.78 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.4.9-13 i686)

Description of problem:
If you enter a calendar item with an email reminder,
you won't get the email reminder sent to you unless
the gnomecal GUI is running when its time to send the

This more-or-less neuters the appeal of using the
gnomecal application to maintain your calendar. 

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Enter appointment with email reminder
2.Close gnomecal application
3.Wait until appointed time

Actual Results:  No email reminder is sent.

Expected Results:  Email reminder should be sent

Additional info:

If you leave the gnomecal GUI running, the email
reminder does get sent.  But it is problematic
whether or not the gnomecal GUI will be running
at the proper time, leading to lots of missed

Comment 1 Havoc Pennington 2002-02-26 02:20:38 UTC
We are moving to Evolution as the suggested calendar app, so work isn't being
invested in gnome-pim. The next release will have Evolution.

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