[pkg-php-pear] sabre/dav version and upcoming update

Mathieu Parent math.parent at gmail.com
Sun May 24 15:59:08 UTC 2015

2015-05-24 5:16 GMT+02:00 David Prévot <taffit at debian.org>:
> Hi Mathieu et al.,

Hello David,

> Currently (as in Jessie), Horde *Dav and ownCloud both use version 1.8
> of sabre/dav (as available in the php-sabre-dav package).
> Soon, ownCloud 8 will need the version 2.1 (as already available in
> experimental), but for Horde 6, that’s not so sure [1].
>         1: https://github.com/fruux/sabre-dav/issues/647#issuecomment-97702684
> Do you have any information, pointer to a roadmap or a VCS to figure out
> what is coming next in Horde, and when (and especially in Debian)?
> Assuming we won’t manage to be in sync this time (or at least to avoid
> blocking each other for the time being), I could introduce a
> php-sabre-dav-2.1 package, and have it installed out of the usual path
> (and deal with it in the owncloud package), while keeping php-sabre-dav
> at version 1.8 as long as needed by Horde.
> I could also introduce a php-sabre-dav-1.8 package, have it installed
> out of the usual path, and let you deal with that path in the
> php-horde-dav package.
> What would be your preference here? Depending on the information we
> could have about “what is coming next in Horde”, one of the two proposed
> options might be better than the other, maybe other options are worth
> investigating too.
> [ My preference, as a php-sabre-dav maintainer, would be to keep the
>   latest version in the usual path, and provide older version outside of
>   it, but I’m probably biased as an owncloud maintainer too. ]

Yes, using  latest version in the usual path. Even, the Sabre_Dav 1.8
can directly come from the php-horde-dav package (where it is

Unfortunately, I won't have much time in the upcoming month (and maybe
more). And I even d'ont have an idea how to avoid namespace clashes.

> Even if the NEW queue is currently dropping, the average amount of time
> for processing is still very high, so choosing soon a path could be
> worth it (I’m still waiting for almost twenty packages to push
> owncloud 8 into experimental, but would prefer not to see that plan
> delayed too much by the php-sabre-dav thing ;).
> Regards
> David


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