gir1.2-folks-0.6 - library to aggregates people into metacontacts - GObject-Introspection

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename gir1.2-folks-0.6_0.10.0-1_i386.deb
Package name gir1.2-folks-0.6
Package version 0.10.0
Package release 1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category introspection role::shared-lib
License -
Maintainer Debian Telepathy maintainers <>
Download size 317.22 KB
Installed size 371.00 KB
libfolks is a library that aggregates people from multiple sources
(eg, Telepathy connection managers and eventually evolution data server,
Facebook, etc.) to create metacontacts.
It can be used by packages using the GIRepository format to generate dynamic


Package Version Architecture Repository
gir1.2-folks-0.6_0.10.0-1_amd64.deb 0.10.0 amd64 Debian Main
gir1.2-folks-0.6 - - -


Name Value
gir1.2-ebookcontacts-1.2 -
gir1.2-edataserver-1.2 -
gir1.2-gee-0.8 -
gir1.2-glib-2.0 -
gir1.2-telepathyglib-0.12 -


Type URL
Binary Package gir1.2-folks-0.6_0.10.0-1_i386.deb
Source Package folks

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install gir1.2-folks-0.6 deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install gir1.2-folks-0.6




2014-09-16 - Iain Lane <>
folks (0.10.0-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version 0.10.0
* Split the dummy backend into a new libfolks-dummy25 package, having them
installed with libfolks25 caused it to always get loaded at runtime.
Thanks Ken VanDine. (Closes: #760404)
2014-08-19 - Iain Lane <>
folks (0.9.8-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version 0.9.8, fixing bugs-
+ Fail to unprepare stores
+ empathy and gnome contacts crash when bt phone available
2014-06-25 - Iain Lane <>
folks ( unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version
+ Fixes errors with the vala bindings.
2014-06-23 - Iain Lane <>
folks (0.9.7-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release 0.9.7
* 0001-Reduce-libebook-dependency-when-not-compiling-the-Bl.patch
0009-tracker-Fix-crash-on-handling-invalid-birthday-dates.patch: Drop all
Debian patches which have been applied upstream in this release.
* Install the dummy backend.
* Adjust the symbols files for this release
2014-05-14 - Simon McVittie <>
folks (0.9.6-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload
* Add patch from Ubuntu via upstream to fix FOLKS_DISABLE_LINKING
* Add patches from upstream to fix crashes on invalid birthday dates
(Closes: #744078)
* Add patch from upstream to avoid using disabled e-d-s ESources
2014-04-04 - Emilio Pozuelo Monfort <>
folks (0.9.6-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* d/p/0001-backends-Fix-calls-to-ImDetails.normalise_im_address.patch:
+ Patch from upstream, fix build with vala 0.24.
2014-03-26 - Simon McVittie <>
folks (0.9.6-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload
* Disable fatal deprecation warnings
* Add patch to reduce dependency on evolution-data-server: it's only
the BlueZ backend, which we don't compile, that needs a newer version
than 3.8.
* Pull in some patches from upstream that were applied in Ubuntu:
+ fix display-names in the EDS persona store (GNOME #726787)
+ fix unsetting favourite contacts (GNOME #724809)
+ do not fix GNOME #724058 for now, it's new API and should
be received in an upstream release instead
2013-12-27 - Laurent Bigonville <>
folks (0.9.6-1) experimental; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
- debian/control: Adjust the build-dependencies
- Adjust the symbols files
* Drop d/p/Generate-backends-GIR-files-using-valac-rather.patch: Applied
* Explicitly disable bluez backend
* debian/control:
- Update Homepage URL
- Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5 (no further changes)
2013-10-26 - Sjoerd Simons <>
folks (0.9.5-1) experimental; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Update build-depends
* d/p/Generate-backends-GIR-files-using-valac-rather.patch
+ Added. Fix build (From upstream git)
* Install all introspection files
* debian/libfolks25.symbols: Updated
2013-09-17 - Andreas Henriksson <>
folks (0.9.2-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload.
* Upload to unstable.

See Also

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gir1.2-gdata-0.0_0.16.1-1_i386.deb GObject introspection data for the GData webservices library
gir1.2-gdesktopenums-3.0_3.14.1-1_i386.deb GObject introspection for GSettings desktop-wide schemas
gir1.2-gdkpixbuf-2.0_2.31.1-2+deb8u7_i386.deb GDK Pixbuf library - GObject-Introspection
gir1.2-gdl-3_3.14.0-2_i386.deb GObject introspection data for the GDL library
gir1.2-gdm3_3.14.1-7_i386.deb GObject introspection data for the GNOME Display Manager
gir1.2-gee-0.8_0.16.1-1+deb8u1_i386.deb GObject based collection and utility library (GObject-Introspection)
gir1.2-gee-1.0_0.6.8-2_i386.deb GLib Telepathy connection manager library (GObject-Introspection)
gir1.2-geocodeglib-1.0_3.14.0-1_i386.deb introspection data for geocode-glib library
gir1.2-ges-0.10_0.10.1-2_i386.deb GObject introspection data for the GES library