Icedove transition coming soon (was: Bits from the Release Team: What should go into squeeze?)

Christoph Goehre chris at
Sat Mar 20 18:23:54 UTC 2010


On Mon, Mar 15, 2010 at 08:30:37AM +0100, Mike Hommey wrote:
> > It would be great if every team on track could send us a short mail to
> > debian-release at
> Speaking for the pkg-mozilla team, everything is more or less in shape,
> except the icedove transition that has not started yet: 3.0.x is
> expected to be the one shipped with squeeze, but it's still only in
> experimental. In any case, we don't want to ship 2.0.0.x in squeeze.

OK, lets talk about icdove transition. With some help of Mike, I've
prepared the icedove-dev package for icedove 3.0. So it's time to move
icedove from experimental to sid, to be able to release it with squeeze.
We/I'll upload it to unstable until Groupwaremeeting[1] on 17th of

On the other hand, we have experimental free for versions of icedove
3.1, which will hopefully released at 1st of June. Guido and I discuss
yesterday the fact, to get a beta/RC version of 3.1 in squeeze. If Mozilla
be in time with its release plan, this would be a additional option.
Also in the face of EOL of 3.0 before ending of security support for

I've CC'ed the maintainer/uploader of enigmail and traybiff, because
icedove 3.0 could break their packages.


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