[owncloud-devel] ownCloud Client 1.7.0rc1 released

Daniel Molkentin danimo at owncloud.com
Fri Oct 24 22:09:03 GMT 2014


we finally provide the first release candidate of ownCloud 1.7.0.
If no major show stoppers emerge, this will be what's in the final
package. Please give it a good test. You can get it from:


Please report issues to https://github.com/owncloud/mirall/issues and
prefix reports with "[1.7.0rc1]".

Improvements over beta4:

- Improve Windows Shell Integration, use a named pipe
- Make Windows Shell Integration work on Windows XP
- Improvements to sync journal handling
- Usability improvements in the selective sync widget
- Socket API fixes
- Add background for OS X installer
- Less aggressive sync rescheduling on sync failure
- Ingore files which are reserved words on Windows (com1, con.txt, a:, etc).

Changelog since 1.6:

 * oC7 Sharing: Handle new sharing options of ownCloud 7 correctly.
 * Added Selective sync: Ability to unselect server folders which are
   excluded from syncing, plus GUI and setup GUI
 * Improved local change detection: consider file size, detect files
   with ongoing changes and do not upload immediately
 * Improved HTTP request timeout handler: all successful requests reset
   the timeout counter
 * Improvements for syncing command line tool: netrc support, improved
   SSL support, non interactive mode
 * Added a socket based API to provide file management shells with status
   information about the sync status of files. That is a prerequisite for
   the overlay icons in the file managers.
 * Permission system: ownCloud 7 delivers file and folder permissions,
   added ability to deal with it for shared folders and more.
 * Ignore handling: Do not recurse into ignored or excluded directories
 * Major sync journal database improvements for more stability and
 * New library interface to sqlite3
 * Improve "resync handling" if errors occur
 * Blacklist improvements
 * Improved logging: more useful meta info, removed noise
 * Updated to latest Qt5 versions on Windows and OS X
 * OS X: Sparkle update to provide pkg format properly
 * OS X: Change distribution format from dmg to pkg with new installer.
 * Win: Ignore filenames with trailing dot/space and reserved names
   (com1..., drive letters)


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