Thunderbird bz 579023 still not fixed even though there is an upstream fix available

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at
Fri Apr 23 01:18:46 UTC 2010

Jeffrey Ollie wrote:
> Why isn't Mozilla releasing a new version that contains the fix?

I don't know, but in the absence of a new release, the maintainer is 
supposed to backport the fix. 3-4 weeks or more is not a nice response time.

> And even if the Fedora Thunderbird maintainer decides to push a
> patched package to F-12, there's no way it should be pushed directly
> to stable.

Why not, if it contains an important fix?

        Kevin Kofler

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