Re: [kde-linux] 'Fetch Error' on exit
- Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2012 10:12:07 +0100
- From: Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer@xxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [kde-linux] 'Fetch Error' on exit
On Wednesday, 2012-02-08, Duncan wrote: > What is akonadi? It's the common database middleware that all of kdepim > is gradually converting to use. I wouldn't describe it as a database middleware since the database is an implementation detail. Firefox isn't a database browser just because it happens to use an SQLite database for tracking browsing history and stuff. > It can actually use one of several > database backends, including mysql (the original default) and sqlite (the > newer default). Just to clarify for other readers: this is about Gentoo's defaults. > But upstream kde/kdepim are no longer updating the older 4.4.x version, > so it'll gradually get more and more difficult to keep it working with > current kde, until various distros decide to drop it. While it is not being worked on right now I wouldn't assume it will get more difficult to keep working. I am currently running an unchanged Kontact 4.4 on KDE 4.7 and it continues to work without any problem, so I would not expect an upgrade to KDE 4.8 to cause any either. Cheers, Kevin -- Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer KDE user support, developer mentoring
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