Icedove transition coming soon (was: Bits from the Release Team: What should go into squeeze?)

Alan Woodland awoodland at
Mon Mar 22 19:18:36 UTC 2010

On 20 March 2010 18:23, Christoph Goehre <chris at> wrote:
> Hi,
> On Mon, Mar 15, 2010 at 08:30:37AM +0100, Mike Hommey wrote:
>> > It would be great if every team on track could send us a short mail to
>> > debian-release at
>> Speaking for the pkg-mozilla team, everything is more or less in shape,
>> except the icedove transition that has not started yet: 3.0.x is
>> expected to be the one shipped with squeeze, but it's still only in
>> experimental. In any case, we don't want to ship 2.0.0.x in squeeze.
> OK, lets talk about icdove transition. With some help of Mike, I've
> prepared the icedove-dev package for icedove 3.0. So it's time to move
> icedove from experimental to sid, to be able to release it with squeeze.
> We/I'll upload it to unstable until Groupwaremeeting[1] on 17th of
> April.
> On the other hand, we have experimental free for versions of icedove
> 3.1, which will hopefully released at 1st of June. Guido and I discuss
> yesterday the fact, to get a beta/RC version of 3.1 in squeeze. If Mozilla
> be in time with its release plan, this would be a additional option.
> Also in the face of EOL of 3.0 before ending of security support for
> squeeze.
> I've CC'ed the maintainer/uploader of enigmail and traybiff, because
> icedove 3.0 could break their packages.
I will take a look at this for traybiff in about 2 weeks time if no
one else does before. Rather busy right now.


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