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Re: www/firefox-esr instead of www/firefox[0-9]*
On Tue, Dec 17, 2019 at 03:04:59PM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
> That's a fair point. But we already have that for firefox, and it's
> called "firefox". The issue here is people that want to run an older
> version on purpose, with a more complicated notion of when to uprade.
The problem with that is that binary packages are produced from stable
releases of pkgsrc, and it's much easier to backport security updates for
an ESR release than it is the mainline release. So in practice, they'll
really be on a certain snapshot of mainline without bug fixes for at
least 3 months.
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