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@guruz guruz released this Nov 5, 2019 · 72 commits to master since this release

Note: rc3 had a failure in the tests, therefore we didn't announce it.


ownCloud client: Windows | Windows GPO | macOS | macOS osx10.11 | Linux
Testpilotcloud branded client: Windows | Windows GPO | macOS | macOS osx10.11 | Linux (separate independent config directory)
Sources without optional dependencies: Sources (PGP/GPG signature)

ChangeLog (Since 2.5.4)

Major changes and additions:

Some small changes and bug fixes:

  • Sync: Better detection of complex renames
  • Sync: Add workarounds so HTTP2 may be enabled with Qt >=5.12.4 (#7092, #7174)
  • Sync: When propagating new remote directories, set local mtime to server mtime (#7119)
  • Sync: Add support for asynchronous upload operations (core#31851)
  • Sync: Handle blacklisted_files server capability (#434)
  • Sync: Fix downloading of files when the database is used for local discovery
  • Sync: Fix sync progress when virtual files are created (#6933)
  • Sync: Fix issue with a folder being renamed into another renamed folder (#6694)
  • Sync: Reduce client-triggered touch ignore duration from 15s to 3s
  • Sync: Fix file attribute propagation when propagating conflicts
  • Sync: Fix local discovery when removing a selective sync exclusion
  • Sync: Fix detection of case-only renames on Windows
  • Sync: Fix race conditions in the linux folder watcher (#7068)
  • Sync: Fix issue with special characters in the filename and chunked uploads (#7176)
  • Sync: Fix renaming a single file causing the "all files deleted" popup (#7204)
  • Sync: Reduce memory use during uploads by not reading whole chunks to memory (#7226)
  • Sync: Don't abort on 404, 500, 503 errors (#5088, #5859, #7199)
  • Sync: Fix parsing of etags, improving move detection (#7271, #7345)
  • Sync: If a move is forbidden, restore the source (#7410)
  • Sync: When moving is allowed but deleting is not, do not restore moved items (#7293)
  • Sync: Fix delete-before-rename bug (#7441)
  • Sync: Delay job execution a bit (#7439)
  • Sync: Make sure we schedule only one job (#7439)
  • Sync: PropagateDownload: Don't try to open readonly temporaries (#7419)
  • Sync: Don't fatal on "Storage temporarily unavailable" (#5088)
  • Experimental: Add capability to sync file deltas. (#179) (
  • Vfs: The online-only/available-locally flag applies to new remote files now.
  • Vfs: Introduce actions and warning text for switching vfs on and off.
  • Vfs: Cannot be used with selective sync at the same time.
  • Vfs: Can now be fully enabled or disabled.
  • Vfs: Suffix mode ignores remote files with the suffix (#6953)
  • Vfs: Fix behavior when file is renamed and suffix is added/removed at the same time (#7001)
  • Vfs: Improve notifications for file creation actions (#7101)
  • Vfs: Improve user-visible aspects of pinning and availability (#7111)
  • Vfs: Add note about which plugin is in use to about dialog (#7137)
  • Vfs: Fix reliability of "Download file" context menu action (#7124)
  • Vfs: Fix crash when dehydrating a complete folder
  • Vfs: Make "Free space" context menu action only enabled when it has an effect (#7143)
  • Vfs: Ensure the database temporaries are marked as excluded (#7141)
  • Vfs: Don't dehydrate existing data when switching on (#7302)
  • Vfs: Fix move detection when virtual files are involved (#7001)
  • Vfs: Lots of tests and corrections for suffix edge cases (#7350, #7261)
  • GUI: Adjust "new public link share" ui so options can be set before share creation
  • GUI: Added action to open folder in browser to selective sync context menu (#6471)
  • GUI: Add server version info to SSL info button (#6628)
  • GUI: Allow log window of running client to be opened via command line
  • GUI: Introduce conflict resolution actions to right-click menu of conflicts and files in read-only directories (#6252)
  • GUI: Update sooner when user resolves a conflict (#7073)
  • GUI: Improve error message for missing data in server replies (#7112)
  • GUI: Remove log window, instead focus on easy handling of log files (#6475)
  • GUI: Fix notification buttons sometimes getting their own window (#7185)
  • GUI: Notifications: Remove do-nothing "OK" button (#7355)
  • GUI: Add "Show file versions" context menu action (#7196)
  • GUI: Fix layout in "Add Certificate" dialog (#7184)
  • GUI: Fix duplicated error message for fatal errors (#5088)
  • GUI: Fix selective sync ui initial state after account creation (#7336)
  • GUI: Improve help text in ignore editor (#7162)
  • GUI: Show restoration items in protocol
  • Sharing: Fix issues with enforced passwords and expiry (#7246, #7245)
  • Sharing: Fix resharing an item in a share with limited permissions (#7275)
  • Sharing: Use the default expiration date even when not enforced (#7256)
  • Sharing: When sharing from context menu, show dialog if share creation fails (#7286)
  • Sharing: Always show at least readonly permissions (#7429)
  • OSX: Fix issues with Finder integration being gone after reboot
  • OSX: Use the same implementation as on Linux/Windows for the settings dialog (#7371)
  • Linux: Add autostart delay to avoid tray icon issues (#6518)
  • Folder watcher: Test before relying on it (#7241)
  • Client certs: Fix storage of large certs in older Windows versions (#6776)
  • Updater: Show a nicer version string In the "available update" notification (#6602)
  • Updater: Set correct state on network error (#3933)
  • Updater: Provide more useful options on update failure (#7217)
  • Updater: Improve logging (#3475, #7388)
  • Updater: Fix Version numer not shown in the user visible string (#7288)
  • DB: Database path for new folders now starts with ".sync_", avoiding the "._" (#5904)
  • File hashes: Add support for SHA256 and SHA3
  • Cmd: Respect chunk sizing environment variables (#7078)
  • Log: Don't write to logdir if --logfile is passed (#6909)
  • Log: Make --logfile - work on Windows
  • Log: Make --logdir compress logs reliably (#7353)
  • Log: Print critical and fatal messages to stderr
  • Doc: Migrate the documentation to Antora (#6785)
  • Doc: Update Windows build instructions
  • Doc: Add explanation of how to manually change server url (#6579)
  • Doc: List more environment variables
  • Doc: List more config file options (owncloud/docs#1365)
  • Build: Fix KDEInstallDirs deprecation warnings (#6922)
  • Build: Fixes for compiling on "remarkable" tablet (#6870)
  • Build: Add PLUGINDIR variable for finding vfs plugins (#7027)
  • Build: Drone (#7426)
  • Build: Remove 'binary' submodule, remove outdated VS projects
  • Translations: Change the way we pull in translations (#7426)
  • Remove the WebKit dependency (#6451)
  • Several performance optimizations
  • Update SQLite3 to 3.27.2 (if bundled)
  • Many test improvements (like #6358)
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