Subject: Re: packaging Thunderbird
To: Geert Hendrickx <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/11/2007 13:51:48
On Fri, 11 May 2007, Geert Hendrickx wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm packaging Thunderbird
> What do you think is best?
> 1) keep Thunderbird 1.5.0.x in mail/thunderbird and add Thunderbird 2.x as
>   mail/thunderbird2 (like I did with Firefox 1.5.x vs 2.x)
> 2) update the existing mail/thunderbird package to 2.x (like I did with
>   Seamonkey 1.0.x vs 1.1.x, which was a similar upgrade)
> In case 1) I'd make them conflicting (registering mail/thunderbird2 as
> thunderbird-2.x) as I did with firefox2 as well.
 	thunderbird should probably be the latest release, with the
 	old version as thunderbird1 if you want to keep it, though
 	given the lack of security updates I'd be inclined to drop

 	on a related note - www/firefox2 should be moved to www/firefox :)

 		David/absolute       -- No hype required --