[owncloud-devel] New provider in files_external app

Thomas Müller thomas.mueller at tmit.eu
Mon Apr 28 11:35:40 GMT 2014


Hi Duarte,

just today I moved an external storage implementation out of the files_external app:
https://github.com/owncloud/apps/pull/1782

Feel free to use that as a blue print for your implementation.

Regards,

Thomas

Am Montag, den 28.04.2014 um 13:20 schrieb Duarte Velez Grilo:
> Hi Vincent,
> 
> thank you for your input. :)
> 
> Yes, a separate app would probably be the best option, but like I said 
> before, I can hack stuff together, but from scratch, not so much. :) If 
> there's anything that I can take as an example, I'll be happy to look 
> into it.
> 
> About the popularity, you're right, the service is not very known 
> outside Portugal, but here is quite popular.
> 
> Cheers,
> Duarte
> 
> Em 28/04/2014 08:51, Vincent Petry escreveu:
> > Hi Duarte,
> >
> > There are two possibilities:
> > 1) Write a separate app that registers your new storage backend when the
> > app is enable
> > or
> > 2) Submit a PR to the core to have it included as a core feature.
> >
> > I'm not sure how popular that service is.
> >
> > @DeepDiver and I were already discussing moving the existing storage
> > backends into separate apps instead of having them all in core.
> >
> > So for you the safest is probably option 1): make an app out of it.
> >
> > What do you think ?
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Vincent
> >
> > On 04/18/2014 04:46 PM, Duarte Velez Grilo wrote:
> >> 2014-04-18 16:18 GMT+02:00 Frank Karlitschek <frank at owncloud.org>:
> >>> On 18.04.2014, at 11:36, Duarte Velez Grilo <me at duarte.vg> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> Hi,
> >>>> I'd like to add a new provider to the files_external app.
> >>> Hi,
> >>>
> >>> so you want to implement support for a new external storage? This is very cool.
> >>> What do you want to implement?
> >> Correct. I'd like to add this one: https://meocloud.pt/. The
> >> documentation is in Portuguese but, from what I gather, the
> >> implementation is very very similar to Dropbox's.
> >>
> >>>> To whom
> >>>> should I point my questions?
> >>> In master/ownCloud 7 we have a new API to register external storages without the need to change files_external.
> >>>
> >>> I think you can discuss all further questions here on the mailinglist or on IRC.
> >> Ok, cool. Should I issue a pull request or something? I'm better at
> >> changing code according to the needs than creating from scratch, so if
> >> there's already something from where I can start it would be great. :)
> >>
> >>> Thanks a lot :-)
> >>>
> >>> Frank
> >> Thank you!
> >>
> >> Duarte
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