Iceweasel SVN now on alioth

Mike Hommey mh at
Tue Dec 12 07:50:51 CET 2006

On Mon, Dec 11, 2006 at 11:11:16PM -0500, Eric Dorland <eric at> wrote:
> Mike Hommey wrote:
> >On Mon, Dec 11, 2006 at 11:31:52AM +0100, Mike Hommey <mh at> 
> >wrote:
> >>On Mon, Dec 11, 2006 at 01:47:21AM -0500, Eric Dorland <eric at> 
> >>wrote:
> >>>Hello,
> >>>
> >>>For a long time the iceweasel (and firefox and mozilla-firefox) trees 
> >>>have been living in a private SVN repo on my main work machine. With my 
> >>>moving around and that machine being unavailable, obviously this is bad 
> >>>for continued work on iceweasel. So I've pulled the packages out of my 
> >>>repo (which was stupidly difficult I might add) and imported them into 
> >>>the pkg-mozilla repository in alioth. You can get at it from 
> >>>svn://
> >>>
> >>>Hopefully I'll be able to work on iceweasel more over the holidays, but 
> >>>things are still very busy for me so hopefully other interested parties 
> >>>can pick up the slack.
> >>FWIW, I fixed some issues, but some remain, such as upgrade path from
> >>current stable...
> >
> >Speaking of which, I'd be in favour of removing firefox packages from
> >iceweasel, and let them be generated from a firefox source package that
> >would not be included in etch. We don't need an extra transition package
> >in etch. mozilla-firefox should be enough.
> I'd be in favor of that too, but users tracking testing might be upset 
> if we remove their upgrade path. But we don't really have to support 
> that case, so I'm cool with it.

We could push the firefox package in testing once etch is stable,
though... (but then that would leave out people previously using testing
and switching to stable when it gets released)


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