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Re: Firefox and Sarge

Le mercredi 25 août 2004 à 08:29 -0700, Matt Zimmerman a écrit :
> On Wed, Aug 25, 2004 at 10:27:47AM +0200, Francesco P. Lovergine wrote:
> > Yes, but I cannot see any recent (within the last year and half) installation
> > of woody where users did not install a recent version of mozilla, instead
> > of the pre-1.0. So in some cases, secteam efforts are at least a waste of time.
> > In those cases that time would be better used in packaging a well-done major 
> > upgrade. Users would be more satisfied, I think.
> That well-done major upgrade is in progress, and its name is "sarge".  Fixes
> for woody would be great, but despite a lot of discussion on the subject, no
> one is putting real effort into it.  This is a big project, and the security
> team is already overloaded.

There are already many developers involved in backports, so I don't see
how this could be a problem of manpower. The only missing thing is an
infrastructure to make these backports somehow approved by the security
team, and autobuilt.
 .''`.           Josselin Mouette        /\./\
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