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Evolution 1.0.5 Released

May 13, 2002, 21:15 (5 Talkback[s])


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A new version of Evolution (1.0.5) has been released.

This release includes a few fixes for problems with previous versions of
Evolution; in particular, it fixes a pretty nasty bug that could crash
the mail component when downloading messages.  It is highly advised
that users upgrade to this version.


If you use Ximian GNOME, you can install or update to Evolution 1.0.5 by
subscribing to the Ximian GNOME channel in Red Carpet (System -> Get

If you do not have Ximian GNOME installed, you can download Evolution
binaries from our FTP server at:


or visit our Source Code page at:


to get the latest source tarballs.


Bugzilla Bugs Fixed (see http://bugzilla.ximian.com/show_bug.cgi):

  * Mailer

    #24140 -- Crash when downloading a message with invalid header.

    #17174 -- Mail spools appear to be unread forever.  (Michael)

  * Shell

    #23538 -- Intermittent bug when moving folders around.  (Michael)

Other fixes:

  * Calendar

    - Make reminders work with remote backends.  (Rodrigo)

  * Misc

    - Added support for adding an Evolution icon to the CDE
      Application Manager.  (Ettore)

Updated translations:

  - bg (Borislav Aleksandrov)
  - pl (GNOME PL Team)

(since 1.0.4 was never announced on this list)

Bugzilla Bugs Fixed (see http://bugzilla.ximian.com/show_bug.cgi):

  * Addressbook

    #22965 -- Comply with RFC 2739 for calCalURI and calFBURL.  (Toshok)

  * Calendar

    #22624 -- Unable to accept meeting request that doesn't list user
              as attendee.  (JP)

  * Startup Wizard

    #22047 -- Crash after closing the start-up wizard.  (Ettore)

  * Mailer

     #8214 -- "Error Synchronizing Folder" on incoming mail spool.
    #18929 -- If we get multiple Content-Type header values, change
              subsequent headers to X-Invalid-Content-Type so it doesn't
              wreck processing.  (Michael)
    #22363 -- Problems resyncing IMAP folders when going Online.  (Jeff)
    #21716 -- Fixes to decoding illegally rfc2047 encoded words.  (Michael)
    #22657 -- Fixes printing for some localizations (Radek)

Other fixes:

  * Calendar

    - Use default tasks folder in calendar view.  (Rodrigo)
    - Added getQuery method to CalBackend to allow custom queries for
      each calendar backend.  (Rodrigo)

  * Mailer

    - Fixed Daylight-Savings-Time calculations on systems that use
      tm.tm_gmtoff rather than 'timezone' (affects BSD systems).  (Jeff)
    - Fixed the annoying EINPROGRESS error dialogs when connecting
      to IMAP/SMTP/POP via SSL.  (Jeff)
    - Changed the date format used in From-lines in mbox spools to be
      the same as those used by Pine to fix interoperability issues.
    - Fixed some filtertypes.xml typos.  (Michael)

  * Summary

    - Change the dot.kde.org/ url.

Updated translations:

  - fi (Sami Pesonen)
  - fr (Christophe Merlet, Frederic Riss)
  - ko (Young-Ho Cha)
  - nl (Tino Meinen)
  - no (Kjartan Maraas)
  - pt_BR (Gustavo Maciel Dias Vieira)


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