Bug#880897: ITP: libcloudproviders -- cloud provider library
- Date: Sun, 5 Nov 2017 08:58:33 -0500
- From: Jeremy Bicha <jbicha@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Bug#880897: ITP: libcloudproviders -- cloud provider library
Package Name: libcloudproviders
Upstream Authors : Carlos Soriano and Julius Haertl
License : LGPL-3+.
Programming Lang: C
Description: cloud provider library
libcloudproviders is a glib based library that makes it easier to implement
a cloud provider server or client.
libcloudproviders also provides a DBus API that allows cloud storage sync
clients to expose their services. Clients such as file managers and desktop
environments can then provide integrated access to the cloud providers
Currently, the only supported provider is Nextcloud. This package
won't work for Nextcloud until proposed patches are accepted in gtk3
and there is a new Nextcloud release.
libcloudproviders was a GSOC 2017 project. Here are updates from the
libcloudproviders is a major part of GNOME's strategy to deprecate the
traditional "system tray".
The somewhat generic name is intentional because it is hoped that this
library will be useful for other desktops and file managers.
By the way, this is one of the first projects to use GNOME's GitLab
The Debian GNOME team currently intends to maintain this package.
Packaging is at