Evolution Data Server-1.0.2

Introduction to Evolution Data Server

The Evolution Data Server package provides a unified backend for programs that work with contacts, tasks, and calendar information. It was originally developed for Evolution (hence the name), but is now used by other packages as well.

Package information

Evolution Data Server dependencies

Installation of Evolution Data Server

Install Evolution Data Server by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=`pkg-config --variable=prefix ORBit-2.0` \
    --libexecdir=`pkg-config --variable=prefix ORBit-2.0`/sbin \
    --sysconfdir=/etc/gnome &&

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command explanations

--libexecdir=`pkg-config --variable=prefix ORBit-2.0`/sbin: This switch puts libexec files in $GNOME_PREFIX/sbin instead of $GNOME_PREFIX/libexec.

--sysconfdir=/etc/gnome: This switch puts configuration files in /etc/gnome instead of $GNOME_PREFIX/etc.


Installed Program: evolution-data-server-1.0
Installed Libraries: libebook.so, libecal.so, libedata-book.so, libedata-cal.so, libedataserver.so and libegroupwise.so
Installed Directories: $GNOME_PREFIX/include/evolution-data-server-1.0, $GNOME_PREFIX/share/evolution-data-server-1.0, $GNOME_PREFIX/share/idl/evolution-data-server-1.0 and $GNOME_PREFIX/share/gtk-doc/html/libe*

Short Descriptions


is the Evolution database backend server.


libraries are client, backend and utility libraries for the Evolution address books, calendar and data servers.

Last updated on 2005-01-29 14:11:52 -0700