[owncloud-devel] Bug#815963: Warn users about unsupported upgrade path
lukas at statuscode.ch
Sat Feb 27 14:49:54 GMT 2016
I created a PR at https://github.com/owncloud/core/pull/22691
This is super dangerous stuff from Debian and I *HIGHLY* would advise
anybody from NOT using distribution packages for ownCloud.
Highly irresponsible from them to risk user data like that. Honestly, the
maintainer should know better.
On Fri, 26 Feb 2016 at 14:09, Joas Schilling <nickvergessen at owncloud.com>
> Am 26.02.2016 um 13:58 schrieb Chris:
> > Furthermore the NEWS file is only telling to use the 8.0.10 from
> https://people.debian.org/~taffit/owncloud/ where 8.1.5 is also needed
> before going to 8.2.2
> You have to update 7.0.x > 8.0.x > 8.1.x > 8.2.x > 9.0x (to be released
> in march)
> >> The Debian package is patched to allow it.
> > That is probably something you really shouldn't do. I think there is a
> reason why this check there is in place.
> Exactly, to keep our migration paths short and traceable, we kill them
> after one major release, that is why major jumps (skipping a major) are
> not supported. The problem is, we simply can not have 4 different
> upgrade routines, one from 7.0, one from 8.0, ... etc. and currently the
> upgrade mechanism is not very good in making migrations in steps. (is
> planned for 9.x iirc).
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