ubuntu-za ubuntu updates; lilypond & firefox

Karl Fischer kmf at fischer.org.za
Tue Jul 5 04:32:03 CDT 2005

Because Lilypond is in the Universe Pool
it's Community Maintained.
so you'll probably have to wait for someone out there to Build a Updated

As for FireFox ... that's a different Chestnut


On Tue, 2005-07-05 at 11:33 +0200, Paul Arzul wrote:
> hello all,
> i know we've got a 6 month release cycle, but does anyone know what's happening with ubuntu updates in the meantime? things appear to be stagnating (compared with debian unstable where i just switched from) or else my sources.list is lacking. any suggestions? do they need help?
> for example, lilypond 2.6 (gnu sheet music typesetter) was released june 27th, but i only see 2.2.6 in synaptic, or 2.4.5 here:
> http://za.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/universe/l/lilypond/
> on a related note, it's rather unfortunate that the security fixes in firefox 1.04 have been backported to ubuntu firefox 1.02 *without* a version number update[1,2]. this restricts access to mozilla extensions (addons.mozilla.org) without hacking, and made me wonder about update frequency in the first place.
> - p
> --
> 1.
> http://www.mozilla.org/products/firefox/upgrade/?application=%7bec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384%7d
> 2.
> https://bugzilla.ubuntu.com/show_bug.cgi?id=10681

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