[pkg-php-pear] [Pkg-owncloud-maintainers] php-mdb2-driver-sqlite

Thomas Goirand thomas at goirand.fr
Fri May 25 06:07:11 UTC 2012

> So, I think some things might've been confused a bit here.  I am so
> sorry.  I think that php-mdb2-driver-sqlite might've been rightfully
> removed -- I cannot be sure -- because it uses/used SQlite 2.x or
> something.  
> I knew that ownCloud depends on (and also ships) the MDB2 SQLite3
> driver, i.e. it contains MDB2/Driver/sqlite3.php and related files. 
> It wasn't until today that I found out that it was written by someone
> that works on ownCloud and is thus a separate, different MDB2 driver.
> There also doesn't seem to exist one outside the ownCloud source.
> They do not release it separately.
> Thomas, I am sorry we have bothered you about this depend.  However, I
> think it's nice to have SQLite support in Wheezy regardless!  :)
> Secondly, we should ask ownCloud to release the MDB2 SQlite3 driver
> seperately so we can package it also as such.  From what I can see
> on the web, people are really looking for some MDB2 SQLite3 things.
> Thanks!
> Paul


it's already too late, the package is in Debian.

What we can do to fix this is replace the SQLite 2 module that I
uploaded by the one in owncloud. We don't need upstream approval to do
that IMO, even though it would be a good thing.

Are you ok with this solution?

Thomas Goirand (zigo)

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