Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 833041
akonadi-googledata should be removed from Fedora
Last modified: 2013-07-31 20:25:43 EDT
Description of problem:
Both akonadi-googledata and akonadi-google are found in the F17 repository. I was about to report a bug in the akonadi-google package in the KDE bug tracker when I noticed that their bugzilla *specifically* says:
"GoogleData Resource: Akonadi Resource for accessing Google calendar and contacts. DO NOT USE IT. Use the akonadi-google resource."
I checked and noticed that I had accidentally installed them both by yum install akonadi-google*. It is rather confusing that Fedora ships both with the deprecated and recommended package. Thus the old googledata package should be removed.
Hrm, Mario what do you think? we can add the Obsoletes to kdepim-runtime-4.9 like what we did for akonadi-google too ?
There is a misunderstanding.
akonadi-google  and akonadi-googledata  are different projects and they provides both a resource for google contacts and google calendars.
akonadi-google will be included in kdepim-runtime, like Rex say.
akonadi-googledata seems a "dead" project...it is written in C language and provides a C library but akonadi-google is more up to date and developers are more actively in akonadi-google than akonadi-googledata...
I would like to support both projects, they are different...
But...yes this could confuse users so I think the best thing is to drop akonadi-googledata and support only up to date akonadi-google...I can continue package libgcal (library for akonadi-googldata).
Rex, if you think we can drop akonadi-googledata adding obsoletes statement for me is ok...
No strong opinion from me, I'll leave it up to you whether we continue to carry akonadi-googledata or not. it's your package.
I no longer use akonadi-googledata in favour of akonadi-google (more update and with less bugs that make impossible to use these resources).
Ok, I will drop this package in favour of akonadi-google.
Please, Rex, could you follow me in this process? It is first time I remove a package in Fedora.
Just I need to follow this page?
Oh sorry...I didn't the correct item in my clipboard... thank you :)
Sorry for my late (I have a lot of work to do...)...and for my mistake in my replies...
I am going to retire this package. Rex for me you can add akonadi-googledata in kdepim-runtime.
Let me know when I can start the remove process!
Thank you very much!
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