Replacing thunderbird with icedove

Andreas Metzler ametzler at
Sat Nov 4 16:40:03 CET 2006

On 2006-11-04 Luk Claes <luk at> wrote:
> Andreas Metzler wrote:
> > afaict there are currently no hints for getting rid of thunderbird and
> > letting icedove in instead.

> No, I didn't add hints because thunderbird source package still leaves
> packages which are not in icedove source package (as meta transition package).

just to be sure I understand you correctly: d-release will not let
icedove into testing until it ships transition packages for every
binary package shipped in thunderbird. i.e. the following packages
must be added to icedove:

If this is correct serious bugs need to be submitted against icedove.
(I'll happily submit them myself, if you want me to.)

cu andreas
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