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

Eric Dorland eric at
Tue Dec 26 03:16:12 UTC 2006

Eric Dorland wrote:
> 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.

In fact I am away from my gpg key, so if you could sign & upload the 
package at New iceweasel 
package for christmas :)

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