[Pkg-owncloud-maintainers] [OwnCloud-Packaging] Changelog, version tracking, distro notes

Paul van Tilburg paulvt at debian.org
Sun Jun 10 19:17:17 UTC 2012

Hello again,

On Sun, Jun 10, 2012 at 09:05:52PM +0200, Frank Karlitschek wrote:
> On 06.06.2012, at 17:02, Paul van Tilburg <paulvt at debian.org> wrote:
> > I wonder if the Changelog, now only publicly reachable via the main
> > website, could be included in the upcoming release tarballs?  It would
> > be greatly appreciated. :)
> Sure.
> I included it in the 4.0.2 tar file. The email will come in a few minutes.

Ok, great.

> > [...] I wonder if a list of releases
> > could be made publicly visible somewhere for convenience, given that
> > Gitorious already offers this in a more VCS-style fashion anyway.
> > I think it might be worthwhile to have it include tarballs of older
> > releases as well, however, one might consider that that is irrelevant
> > nowadays given Gitorious and the like.
> I created this page:
> http://owncloud.org/releases/
> Is this O.K. with you?

Yes, excellent! :)

> > [...] I've noted that the "Install" page [3] says
> > something about running "apt-get install <things>", which is rather
> > distro-specific (Debian/Ubuntu/Mint/…).  Maybe this stuff also needs to
> > be moved to the "Distro Notes" page, updated, and the "Install" page
> > should just explain what to install if you bypass the distribution?
> > Just my 2 cents, though.
> Good point. We have to redo this page anyways. 

Ok, I will provide some feedback once it's there then.  Also, please let
us know if you need more information on the Debian (and now also Ubuntu)
install/configure details as I can imagine you won't be tracking the
packaging of all distros.


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