[Pkg-mozext-maintainers] Regression update for Thunderbird in jessie-security (aka oldstable)?

Carsten Schoenert c.schoenert at t-online.de
Fri Jul 28 09:24:12 UTC 2017

Hello Moritz,

Am 28.07.2017 um 11:01 schrieb Moritz Muehlenhoff:
> On Fri, Jul 28, 2017 at 10:56:48AM +0200, Carsten Schoenert wrote:
>> What's the opinion of the security team for another update of the
>> existing Thunderbird packages in oldstable?
>> I mean, we can't solve the problem of the needed version of Enigmail for
>> users of Jessie, we just can add a proper Breaks to the control file.
>> But doping so would need potentially somewhere manually updates on some
>> users side.
>> OTOH we can add the correct Breaks for Thunderbird with version 52.3.0
>> which should arrive in the next two weeks or so.
> We'll update enigmail in jessie-security and stretch-security, so we won't
> need an update for thunderbird?

yes. The update for Thunderbird would (and can) only bring a corrected
version for enigmail in the Breaks field. So I would prefer if we not
need to upload a new version of Thunderbird to security as we can't
solve any real issue by that right now.

>> We need some auto testing stuff that will help to discover such problems
>> early as there are also some other typical extensions that maybe break
>> by every new ESR version of Thunderbird.
>> Hopefully we find some time to talk about that all at DebCamp/DebConf?
> Yes, let's do that. I'll be around.

Fine, I'm also around starting on Monday, August 31.

Carsten Schoenert

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