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Re: Chromium 59.0.3071.86-1

Thanks for your reply Adrian and this information. We look forward to getting the security fix along with the new 59 Chromium.

On Fri, Jun 16, 2017 at 1:13 PM, Adrian Bunk <bunk@debian.org> wrote:
On Fri, Jun 16, 2017 at 11:09:23AM -0600, Doug Beattie wrote:
> Hello Backports Team,
> Our group is running on Jessie and we are looking to use Chromium as a
> headless testing tool for our UI developers.
> The new Chromium 59.0.3071.86-1 found in Stretch has this feature but this
> version does not appear to be available yet for Jessie.
> Is this version being considered to be made available in backports for
> JEssie and if so is there a date for it?

Debian (old)stable follows Chromium upstream for security fixes.

Since a more recent Chromium is expected to come to jessie via security
advisory, there is no point in duplicating the work by doing a backport.

> Thanks in advance for your response to this question.
> Doug Beattie



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