[needs-packaging] Calendar Server

Bug #182591 reported by Jo-Erlend Schinstad
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Bug Description

Apple's iCal Server enables users to share calendars, which is very useful for businesses. It is freely available under the Apache 2.0 license. http://wiki.ubuntu.com/CalendarServer explains how to install it from their subversion repository, but we should have a package for it, and preferably a task in the server install.

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Onno Benschop (onno-itmaze) wrote :

As the co-author of the howto, I second this request.

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Felipe Venegas (fvenegas) wrote :

Thank you for your suggestion. However, the changes you are requesting aren't really a bug and require more discussion, which should be done on an appropriate mailing list or forum. [WWW] http://www.ubuntu.com/support/community/mailinglists might be a good start for determining which mailing list to use.

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Lionel Porcheron (lionel.porcheron) wrote :

Having bug for needs-packaging is the way we track software we want to include in Ubuntu. This bug is perfectly valid.

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William Lynch (wlynch) wrote :

Debian has packaged this in experimental, but only for python2.4 (and I'm not sure why).


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0x3333 (terciofilho-gmail) wrote :

I vote to create this package. It's really important in a business environment.

I'm going to create the startup scripts, will post for the authors of the howto.

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LukeBrowell (luke-browell) wrote :

This Needs Packaging Pronto. If your reading and can, please do.

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Lionel Porcheron (lionel.porcheron) wrote :

calendarser is now in intrepid:
$ rmadison calendarserver
calendarserver | 1.2.dfsg-1 | intrepid/universe | source, all

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KarlGoetz (kgoetz) wrote :

Rebuilding sids packages on both gutsy and hardy works perfectly (i've done it).
filing a backports request would probably work too, now its in ubuntu unstable.

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Dave Gomboc (davegomboc) wrote :

This package appears to exist in a broken form in Karmic, but is not installable because of a version more than 1.5 years old (version 1.2) that is currently bundled depends upon the python-xml package that was dropped after the Jaunty release:


There is another bug report requesting an upgrade from the ancient version bundled to the current release, 2.3. That would avoid the dependency upon python-xml:


There is a package that exists, so that's an argument for closing out this bug, but because the package is more or less useless, it might be better to keep it open.

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