Olive and recent rearrangement of bzr-gtk

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at samba.org
Fri Jun 18 09:58:59 BST 2010

Hi Russel,

On Fri, 2010-06-18 at 09:15 +0100, Russel Winder wrote:
> I spotted the removal of olive-gtk from the bzr-gtk plugin.  This seems
> fine, especially if there is an intention to make Olive "pluggable" so
> that there is olive-kde as well as olive-gtk.
The Olive Launchpad page still mentions olive-kde, but it has mentioned
that since it was created. I don't think there are any current plans to
create an Olive-KDE anymore (it seems unnecessary given we already have

> I have branched lp:olive but this gives rise to some questions that I
> think I need to ask rather than just experiment and potentially cause
> more headaches than needed.
> 0.  Does Olive have to be installed to be used or can it be used direct
> from the branch?
Yes, you should be able to use it directly from the branch.

> 1.  Installing Olive would seem to conflict with the package from Lucid,
> i.e. it overwrites things installed by the package system thereby
> leading (potentially) to problems.
Right, but this was true when it was still a part of bzr-gtk as well.

> 2.  Is there going to be a PPA for Olive so that there can be a package
> that would indicate the conflicts?
I'm not aware of any plans for this (yet), though I expect we'll package
Olive for Debian and Ubuntu.


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