The next generation Web Frontend is shipped as an oCIS Extension. The ocis-web extension is also embedded in the single binary and part of the ocis server command.

To update this package within all the deliveries, we need to update the package in the following chain from the bottom to the top.

Package Hierarchy


Before updating the assets, make sure that ownCloud Web has been released first and take note of its release tag name.

Updating ocis-web

  1. Create a branch release-$version. in
  2. Create a Folder in changelog for the release version and date mkdir $major.$minor.$patchVersion_YYYY-MM-DD.
  3. Move all changelog items from the changelog/unreleased/ folder to the $major.$minor.$patchVersion_YYYY-MM-DD folder.
  4. Update the go module ocis-pkg to the latest version .
  5. Update the ownCloud Web asset by adjusting the value of WEB_ASSETS_VERSION at the top of the Makefile and specify the tag name of the latest ownCloud Web release.
  6. Run make clean generate.
  7. Create a changelog item for the update in the changelog/$major.$minor.$patchVersion_YYYY-MM-DD folder.
  8. Commit your changes.
  9. After merging, wait for the CI to run on the merge commit.
  10. Go to “Releases” in GH click “Draft a new Release”.
  11. Use v$major.$minor.$patch as a tag (the v prefix is important) and publish it.
  12. The tag and the Release artifacts will be created automatically.