Security updates for mozilla based software [Was: Security updates]

Eric Dorland eric at
Mon Dec 25 20:56:47 UTC 2006

Alexander Sack wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 24, 2006 at 01:43:40PM +0100, Mike Hommey wrote:
>> Oops, I decided to follow-up to debian-release after setting the subject
>> and forgot to change it. So, here is a proper subject.
>> On Sun, Dec 24, 2006 at 01:40:37PM +0100, Mike Hommey <mh at> wrote:
>>> Hi
>>> I see Alex has uploaded version of icedove. What should we take
>>> as a course of action for xulrunner, iceweasel and iceape ?
>>> Should we go with newer upstreams (note there's no official xulrunner
>>> release, but I fake them taking from tags in upstream cvs) or backport
>>> security fixes ?
> Please lets upload new upstream versions as long as possible - e.g. as
> long as etch is not released. Those are just minor upstream version
> shifts, so taking them entirely should be pretty safe imo.

Right, I agree. In fact I'm building packages right now on my 
laptop, but I might need you to sign and upload them Mike. Sorry it's 
taken me a while, life's been very busy the last month.

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