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Re: Firefox 60esr on Stretch ?




On Thu, May 3, 2018 at 3:32 PM, Adam Borowski <kilobyte@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, May 03, 2018 at 02:29:59PM +0200, Julien Cristau wrote:
>> I expect nothing much different from previous ESR cycles: stretch will move
>> to 60 after 52 goes EOL in September.
>
> That's really, really out of what would be reasonable for a stable update.

Updating to the latest Firefox ESR is specifically promised (or
"planned" at least) in the release notes for Jessie and Stretch. [1]

> At this point, it'd be probably better to look into one of forks that claim
> security support, of those the only candidate is Waterfox: version >= that
> of Firefox in stable, the project has been going for awhile.
>
> Any of possible options, though, make me really sorry for anyone who
> maintains a browser... :(

It sounds like you're requesting that somebody other than you maintain
yet another web browser.

[1] https://www.debian.org/releases/stretch/amd64/release-notes/ch-information.html#browser-security

Jeremy Bicha