[Owncloud] Fwd: Re: Files_Sharing Update
mtgap at owncloud.com
Tue Sep 25 16:39:27 UTC 2012
On Tuesday, September 25, 2012 06:32:22 PM Arthur Schiwon wrote:
> On Tuesday, September 25, 2012 12:02:06 PM Michael Gapczynski wrote:
> > On Tuesday, September 25, 2012 05:51:06 PM Arthur Schiwon wrote:
> > > > What do you mean that there will be collisions with the old table
> > > > still
> > > > existing? Nothing should be using the oc_sharing table.
> > >
> > > I was a bit unprecise. When the update is not successful, it will be
> > > tried
> > > all over again on the next page request. The already transfered shares
> > > will
> > > flood then the screen with error messages like "already exists" and fail
> > > again.
> > Well that doesn't sound like a good way to do app upgrades. I say bump the
> > version up no matter what for any app upgrade. If an upgrade scripts fails
> > the first time, there's a good chance it will fail again.
> > About the exceptions, I think Bart wrapped the app upgrade in a try catch
> > so there shouldn't be any errors shown to the user. No need for logging
> > stuff in the actual upgrade because the Share API does that.
> The exception thrown on line 59 in update.php will never be catched.
> There are catches before, but only printed back on the screen.. Here it's
> also better to write them to the log file instead, so things can be checked
> in an emergency case.
> Using the logfile in both cases will let the update succeed (so first effect
> will not happen and we can leave the table there for now) and problems can
> be seen in the log.
Nothing should be echoed. So, that should be removed. There should still be a
try/catch inside the update so we still go through each row. Exceptions are
The exception on line 59 will be caught there.
> > > However, the new link looks like
> > > https://owncloud.server/public.php?service=files&file=/path/to/shared/fo
> > > ld
> > > er
> > >
> > > the old link was:
> > > https://owncloud.server/public.php?service=files&token=20288a20dd02750f8
> > > 1d
> > > 23 07e32bd367dcda331b6&file=/path/to/shared/folder
> > Now I think I understand, you can't use the old link because we aren't
> > using tokens anymore. The share_type for links is 3 in the database.
> Mh, that would mean that all old links are being killed. Personally,
> renotifying all people about this is nasty, but doable. In larger setups
> however or with heavy use of this feature it's really nasty and brings bad
> user experience.
> I suggest to catch those links, forward them to the new URL and display a
> notification that the URL changed. And eventually drop the support in OC 5.
Unfortunately, I don't have time to do that.
> > > Does it help you?
> > >
> > > Cheers
> > > Arthur
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