[Pkg-mozext-maintainers] Timeline for updating Thunderbird in stretch and buster to 68.x

Carsten Schoenert c.schoenert at t-online.de
Sat Nov 9 20:14:06 GMT 2019

Hello Mechtilde,

(please keep at least Mozilla Extension Maintainers in recipients list)

Am 09.11.19 um 20:36 schrieb Mechtilde:
> Today I uploaded it to experimental to will do some tests tomorrow.
> After that I will do the source upload to sid.
> As I know I have to wait for migration to testing. Then I can do an
> update to stable to.
> Or should I prepare an upload to buster-bpo?
> What are your opinions?

So far I remember on the last update to the new TB ESR version such
packages (as now tbsync e.g.) were handled by p-u (not security and not

For me the update of such packages are needed as otherwise the packages
with there versions getting useless and obsolete. So in my eyes an
exception for getting newer versions into the stable releases. But in
the end this is a decision to be done by the release managers.

Carsten Schoenert

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