Icedove transition coming soon (was: Bits from the Release Team: What should go into squeeze?)
mh at glandium.org
Sun Mar 21 07:40:22 UTC 2010
On Sat, Mar 20, 2010 at 07:23:54PM +0100, Christoph Goehre wrote:
> 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 lists.debian.org.
> > 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 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.
Please don't. Having more mozilla software in the release won't help
with security support.
> 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
3.1 will also be EOL before the end of security support of squeeze.
Going with 3.1 doesn't buy much time-wise. On the other hand, having
only one codebase for the mozilla applications we ship (icedove, iceape,
iceweasel) *will* help security support. That is why our target is
respectively 3.0, 2.0 and 3.5.
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