[Kolab-devel] Horde roadmap
ml at radoeka.nl
Fri Jul 27 21:12:00 CEST 2007
Op Friday 27 July 2007 16:55:24 schreef Gunnar Wrobel:
> > Can you say something about horde for non openpkg installations?
> > What is horde's current status? Will they release a new versions
> > of concerned horde applications with kolab patches, do you know this?
> In general the Horde situation is actually not too complex anymore (at
> least I hope so).
> 1) Releases
> - The next Horde release will be 3.2
> Don't ask me for a specific release date there. So far the main
> Horde devs responded with "It is done when it is done." :)
> But you may look for progress on this wiki page:
Thank you for the link. As you stated it doesn't say much, as one does not
know when it is done.
> This should give you some hints when it might happen.
> Horde-3.2 will contain a lot of Kolab specific improvements that
> are already available in Horde CVS.
> Once 3.2 has been released my current horde packages within Kolab
> CVS will be switched to use the stable 3.2 release.
> - Currently you can use Horde CVS snapshots. They are available here:
> This is also what I'm doing at the moment for both the OpenPKG and
> Gentoo packages. Both are based on these snapshots.
> 2) Patches
> Many improvements went into Horde CVS already. There are still some
> patches necessary and you find them *ALL* in the server/horde
> subdirectory within Kolab CVS. There are only five patches left.
For completeness I'll include references to these patches, so they are easy to
> These patches did not make it into Horde yet because they are not
> clean enough for Horde or need to be rewritten to match Horde
Fortenately the patch are not big, 2 of them are only changing 3 lines or
> During the next months several of those patches will hopefully be
> cleaned up and integrated into Horde so that we arrive at zero
> patches for the Horde web client. Whether this will happen before
> or after 3.2 is something I cannot say at the moment.
> 3) Configuration
> You can currently get configuration hints from both the
> Kolab2/Gentoo repository as well as from Kolab CVS though I think
> the configuration in Kolab CVS needs to see a few more fixes. In
> any case you will need to adapt it to your system in any case.
Can you refer to these configuration hints? In kolab cvs, I don't see the
hint under the horde directory. Is it located somewhere else?
> So I would say it is definitely possible to already provide a working
> Horde configuration on any "native" Kolab system by using the
> snapshots and the patches in Kolab CVS. There is no "hidden magic" you
> need to invoke in order to make it work :)
Thanks a lot for your concise answer, and all the effort you put in kolab and
horde to make them work toghether.
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