[Pkg-mozext-maintainers] Bug#642090: xul-ext-compactheader: not compatible with icedove 3.1

Sven Joachim svenjoac at gmx.de
Mon Sep 19 18:14:42 UTC 2011

On 2011-09-19 18:52 +0200, Andrea Veri wrote:

> On Mon, 19 Sep 2011, Sven Joachim wrote:
>> This version of xul-ext-compactheader is not compatible with the icedove
>> version in wheezy/sid and so got deactivated by icedove.
>> Maybe "Recommends: icedove (>= 5.0)" should be changed to a "Depends" to
>> avoid such nasty problems?  (And target experimental rather than
>> unstable.)
> Good catch. We actually misread upstream's compatibility table. We 
> will provide a fix soon and target it to experimental.
> I wonder if we can make compactheader work again on sid by downgrading 
> the max_version to 3.1. I unfortunately tried that with no success, so 
> we should keep it as it is for a while until icedove 6.0 (considered 
> stable) will be pushed to sid. (hopefully soonish)

Would it be possible to re-upload compactheader 1.4.0 to sid in the
meantime, say as 1.4.2really-1.4.0 ?  There is no visible progress¹² on
icedove 6.0. :-(


¹ http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=638161
² http://anonscm.debian.org/gitweb/?p=pkg-mozilla/icedove.git;a=summary

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