thunderbird-24.0.2 reverted - why? (Use the commit log..., Luke)

drago01 drago01 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 24 15:14:25 UTC 2013


On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 4:31 PM, Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net> wrote:
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> Am 24.09.2013 16:00, schrieb Jan Horak:
>> We've decided to revert package because it broke dependencies with thunderbird-lightning. Decision to rebase
>> package to 24 was made a bit in a hurry and since we wasn't able to rebase to lightning 2.6 fast enough we decide
>> to use 17.0.9 ESR to keep our users secure. We're trying to deliver security updates as fast as we can because we
>> think that's most important for users. I'm a bit unsure if keeping max version (ie. Requires: thunderbird <
>> %{thunderbird_next_version}) for dependent packages is fruitful here because older plugin doesn't make Thunderbird
>> unusable, it only disables addons which is not compatible with newer version (a nuisance but at least security
>> issues are fixed) and this affect only some users.
>>
>> For the next rebase time (Thunderbird 31?), I'll consider update to another 24.0.X ESR to make transition more
>> smooth. So sorry for confusion and thanks everyone who let us know by karma
>
> thank you for having now a unsupported TB24 on my machine which works without
> any problem and does not see security updates until TB31

That's not what he wrote ... calm down and (re)read his mail.


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