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Re: Firefox 60esr on Stretch ?




On Thu, May 03, 2018 at 02:29:59PM +0200, Julien Cristau wrote:
> On 05/03/2018 02:09 PM, Julien Aubin wrote:
> > Hi
> > 
> > Firefox 60esr is due for next week.
> > 
> > As of now Debian Stretch is bound to Firefox ESR 52 which reaches EOL
> > soon. The problem is that it becomes less and less usable as more and
> > more extensions are becoming incompatible with it.
> > 
> > On the other hand team mozilla.debian.net clearly states that Firefox
> > > 52 is not available on Stretch and all the xul-ext-* packages will
> > have to be upgraded.
> > 
> > So what's the future of Firefox in stable ? Can we expect to have the
> > 60esr release and if so, when, or will we stick w/ 52esr ? If needed I
> > can test it alongside upgraded xul-ext packages if you put it in
> > proposed-updates or on mozilla.debian.net.
> > 
> debian-devel is the wrong place for your questions.
> 
> I expect nothing much different from previous ESR cycles: stretch will move
> to 60 after 52 goes EOL in September.

... as long as we get the required compilers in stretch in time...

Mike