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Re: GNU IceCat?

Simon Josefsson <simon@josefsson.org> writes:

> Is there any reason (other than lack of manpower) that GNU IceCat is not
> packaged in Debian?

I suspect it's mostly just resources, but it's an immense amount of work,
and not just for the packaging.  Web browsers have one of the largest and
most actively exploited attack surfaces of any package in Debian, and I
suspect the security team will be very wary of introducing another version
of Firefox into the archive unless the security update story is very

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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