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Re: Bug#910398: stretch-pu: package gnupg2/2.1.18-8~deb9u3

On Tue, 2018-10-23 at 10:35 -0400, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote:
> The fact that the upstream-supported version of enigmail that works
> with the upcoming stretch version of thunderbird depends on these
> fixes is, as you say, another reason to suggest inclusion in debian
> stretch.

>From discussions elsewhere, I understand that the "raw" upstream
enigmail - i.e. installed via upstream's addons service - is actually
already compatible with the new Thunderbird version, and the problem
only affects the Debian packages - is that correct? (Specifically,
upstream includes some kind of compatibility shim, which is not shipped
in our packages for DFSG reasons.)

> > It's also going to need a d-i sign-off, because gnupg produces a
> > udeb.
> I've added debian-boot@lists.debian.org in the hopes that someone
> from there can supply a d-i sign-off.

Explicitly CCing KiBi is generally more effective, as -boot@ is a
fairly busy list at times. I imagine he'll want the SRM review
completed first, but that also depends on whether the changes actually
impact d-i's usage, which I'm not entirely clear on - could you provide
any insight there?



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