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Re: Firefox ESR 52 in stretch

On 2017-05-03, Anders Andersson <pipatron@gmail.com> wrote:
> I was checking up on different versions of Firefox and noticed that
> there was a new ESR (52) released March 7, 2017. I see that stretch is
> still using ESR 45.
> It would be really nice to have this newer version before stretch is
> finalized, but since stretch is now in freeze, I suppose that requires
> some special handling.
> I'm curious to know if there has been any discussions about this.

Debian tracks Firefox ESR releases. So stretch will get version 52
sometime before the end of life of version 45, regardless of its
(stretch's) release date. This is a rare exception to the "stable"
aspect of Debian releases.



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