Getting Evolution to sync on 6.06

Peter N. Spotts pspotts at
Tue Jun 6 18:52:47 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-06-06 at 19:19 +0100, wastrel wrote:
> So what I've been doing is manually running gpilotd before each sync. 
> This is because gpilotd tends to hang and crash and generally screw up,
> and since it's persistent it will remain hung up like that preventing
> further sync until you take action.  
> Using the "restart daemon" from the pilot gnome panel applet may not
> work, if the thing is solid hung up it simply won't respond.
> To run gpilotd manually:
> turn off the gnome pilot applet (remove from panel)  
> killall gpilotd (if that doesn't work - use kill -9)
> now just type gpilotd at the terminal.
> Now you can sync, it works for me the majority of the time, when I get
> a crash or hang I ctrl-c and try again.
> Works for me but I sure do hope the devs get this fixed soon :]  
> Cheers!
> -david
> -- 
> wastrel

I guess I'll just have to wait for the fix -- I get a seg fault at the
end of each execute via the terminal...sigh...

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