Bug 21015 - nextcloud-client need be updated - preferrably before mga6 release
Summary: nextcloud-client need be updated - preferrably before mga6 release
Status: ASSIGNED
Alias: None
Product: Mageia
Classification: Unclassified
Component: RPM Packages (show other bugs)
Version: Cauldron
Hardware: All Linux
Priority: High normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Nicolas Lécureuil
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Whiteboard: MGA5TOO MGA6TOO
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Reported: 2017-06-02 14:27 CEST by Morgan Leijström
Modified: 2017-09-27 22:30 CEST (History)
6 users (show)

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Source RPM: nextcloud-client-2.2.4-6.mga6.src.rpm
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Description Morgan Leijström 2017-06-02 14:27:46 CEST
We have 2.2.4, while latest stable is 2.3.1
https://nextcloud.com/install/#install-clients
Comment 1 Morgan Leijström 2017-06-02 14:42:04 CEST
for mga6 core release that is

AND 

It would be good if also put in backport in mga5 !
When done i will edit https://wiki.mageia.org/en/OwnCloud#Client_upgrading

Whiteboard: (none) => MGA5TOO
CC: (none) => lists.jjorge, luigiwalser, zombie_ryushu
Priority: Normal => High

David Walser 2017-06-02 17:00:59 CEST

CC: (none) => mageia

Marja van Waes 2017-06-03 08:49:23 CEST

CC: (none) => marja11
Assignee: bugsquad => mageia

Comment 2 Morgan Leijström 2017-06-24 13:38:43 CEST
There are "a ton of bugfixes", crash fixes, and lot more (i would suspect some security enhancement too)
https://owncloud.org/changelog/desktop/

(i could not find *nextcloud* client changelog but i guess it is same source still, + branding? )

Would be great if it could sneak in to mga6 release if not too late...

José ?
Comment 3 Zombie Ryushu 2017-06-24 13:43:28 CEST
Yes. The major difference seems to be that NextCloud works with KDE 5 Plasma Wallet while OwnCloud Client seems to use the KDE 4 Wallet. Which means Plasma users can use the Pam KDE 5 Wallet module to authenticate if they are using Kerberos.
Comment 4 Morgan Leijström 2017-06-24 13:48:08 CEST
BTW, is it possible to make it use its own logo for the Plasma system tray- same it use for the program ( oOo ) ?

Currently at least all Nextcloud, ownCloud, and Dropbox clients confusingly use same symbol, while i.e Syncthing thanfully use its own.
Morgan Leijström 2017-07-18 15:07:10 CEST

Whiteboard: MGA5TOO => MGA5TOO MGA6TOO

Comment 5 magnux77 2017-07-29 16:25:04 CEST
Mageia 6 has been released and NextCloud has not been updated.

We are now at the end of july and every time i log in, a popup window invites me to upgrade to NextCloud 2.3.1 using my distrib package tools. But there is still no 2.3.1 available.

CC: (none) => magnux77

Comment 6 José Jorge 2017-09-27 19:36:31 CEST
Mageia has a policy, it does not provide updates if they do not fix security or reproductible bugs.

If you read the client changelog at https://owncloud.org/changelog/desktop/ you will see there are lots of crashes in the first 2.3.x releases.

Still, we can provide it as a backport. If the maintainer agrees, I volunteers to do it.

Status: NEW => ASSIGNED

Comment 7 David Walser 2017-09-27 20:36:49 CEST
We've updated owncloud-client to the latest stable before.  Compatibility with web services is one of reasons we make exceptions to the policy, so I think this qualifies.  You shouldn't need to do it as a backport.
Comment 8 Morgan Leijström 2017-09-27 22:30:20 CEST
I think it should have similar treatment as i.e Firefox.
Because of stability, compatibility, and security.
(and possibly the server part too)

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