Re: Firefox ESR 52 in stretch
On Wed, May 3, 2017 at 2:27 PM, Liam O'Toole <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 2017-05-03, Anders Andersson <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.
Thank you. I was under the impression that firefox-esr in debian only
tracked one specific ESR, though still receiving the upstream updates.