Is Ubuntu going to adapt Ice Weasel?

Ian Jackson ian at
Tue Oct 10 17:11:24 BST 2006

Martin Pitt writes ("Re: Is Ubuntu going to adapt Ice Weasel?"):
> The reason why it takes some time is that it takes so much time to put
> a new upstream version into a stable Ubuntu release. The diffs between
> Firefox microreleases are often in the order of a 30KB diff, they do
The worst case I've seen was 30,000 _lines_ of diff in what Mozilla
called a `stability and security update'.  This kind of scale of
changes is a complete nightmare to deal with.

We could take these macro-micro-released and just shove them into
-security, of course, but the won't thank us when it breaks something!


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