[Owncloud] Debian vs. owncloud.org package

Bernhard Posselt dev at bernhard-posselt.com
Fri Sep 27 11:29:39 UTC 2013

On 09/27/2013 12:41 PM, MJ Ray wrote:
> On 09/25/13 14:35, Chris wrote:
>> http://packages.debian.org/jessie/owncloud
>> we can see that this package is pulling in several
>> dependencies from the debian repos instead of
>> using the ones shipped with the OC package
>> from owncloud.org.
>> This leads to some bugs like:
> Or we could say that the bugs are caused by owncloud.org customising
> (possibly bugfixing) the libraries and embedding all libraries rather
> than getting the standalone libraries changed and saying which versions
> it is known to work or not work with; and by following a different
> interpretation of the File Hierarchy Standard instead of being ready to
> be installed in /opt or /usr/share.
> It's debatable and similar splits have happened elsewhere, but there are
> two sides that we can look at this from.  No-one caused those bugs alone.
> Regards,
Certain libs are not maintained anymore, so theres no way to upstream

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