[Pkg-owncloud-maintainers] Bug#804883: QNAM does not report correct NetworkAccessibility (was: Regression: OwnCloud client fails to reconnect when network starts up)

Gaudenz Steinlin gaudenz at debian.org
Tue Nov 17 08:21:24 UTC 2015

Control: reassign -1 qtbase-opensource-src
Control: affects -1 owncloud-client
Control: tags -1 +patch


Some context for the QT maintainers: This is about a bug in
owncloud-client which fails to reconnect to the server if the network
connection is lost. This is quite annoying because after every suspend
of your machine you have to restart the client because it does not

This bug in onwcloud-client is caused by a bug in QT. The upstream
bugreport is https://bugreports.qt.io/browse/QTBUG-46323.

There is a patch merged upstream, but it's not in any released version
yet: https://codereview.qt-project.org/#/c/121724/

I locally compiled QT with the fix applied and can confirm that this
fixes the oncloud-client issue for me. To be able to apply the patch I
had to pull in a second patch as a dependency:

The patch to the Debian package I used is attached. Thanks for
considering this until a fixed version is released upstream. It fixes a
very annoying bug in owncloud-client.

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