Kolab Sys's KDE PIM enterprise and Kubuntu

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Sat Nov 22 18:04:19 UTC 2014

On Saturday, November 22, 2014 05:26:22 PM Jonathan Riddell wrote:
> Kolab Sys have branches of KDE PIM 4.13 used by their customers called
> "enterprise".  Currently they package this through Fedora packages with
> debian/rules added on top.
> They want to get these branches upstream in KDE and would like them
> packaged in a PPA for everyone's sanity.
> Kubuntu should be able to make branches in debian git for them and Kubuntu
> CI should be able to build these and throw them into a
> kubuntu-ppa/kdepim-enterprise PPA for precise (12.04) and maybe 14.04.
> This way everyone is kept sane.
> For KF5 KDE PIM, Kolab Sys hope to keep their branches as a long term
> support branch upstream in KDE.
> Almost all but not quite everyone agrees that KDE PIM should be renamed to
> Kontact.
> I think that Kolab should become a KDE project but may need more poking to
> make it happen.
> Kolab server packages in Debian/Kubuntu is a whole different and more
> complex topic but would still be nice to have.

There are kolab packages through Debian and we are (I think, I know Debian is) 
configured to use the kolab extensions in kdepim.

If they can bring sanity/stability to kdepim development, I don't care what 
they call it.

Scott K

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