Bug 588434 - Move the evolution plugin to a separate subpackage
Summary: Move the evolution plugin to a separate subpackage
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: tracker
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Deji Akingunola
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2010-05-03 17:52 UTC by Owen Taylor
Modified: 2010-05-11 17:45 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-05-11 17:45:29 UTC


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Description Owen Taylor 2010-05-03 17:52:24 UTC
The Evolution plugin causes a substantial performance degradation to Evolution for what is a side-purpose to why people would normally be installing Tracker. (I don't have exact numbers but it feels like updating my mail is probably half the speed when the plugin is on, and there's a lot of extra system IO load.)

Users can disable the plugin in Evolution preferences, but probably won't have any idea that they need to disable the plugin. Since we hope are hoping to install Tracker by default in F14, everybody is going to see very bad Evolution preferences.

I think we should move the Evolution plugin into a separate subpackage.

Comment 1 Deji Akingunola 2010-05-03 18:38:39 UTC
Just to be sure, is this happening with tracker-0.8.x?

Comment 2 Owen Taylor 2010-05-03 19:00:06 UTC
(In reply to comment #1)
> Just to be sure, is this happening with tracker-0.8.x?    

Yes. (0.6 isn't usable, I've rebuilt the tracker-0.8.x packages and am using them on F-13.)

Comment 3 Deji Akingunola 2010-05-11 17:45:29 UTC
tracker-evolution-plugin subpackage of tracker has been created in rawhide.


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