Gecko versions for future Thunderbird releases, and impending Gecko 17

Wayne Mery (d531) vseerror at Lehigh.EDU
Thu Aug 2 16:34:50 UTC 2012


On 8/2/2012 12:26 PM, Wayne Mery (d531) wrote:
> Mark is no doubt working on the proposed outline for handling Gecko in
> the upcoming new era. But given that we haven't seen it yet I'm slightly
> concerned about how quickly 17 is coming up, and what it might mean for
> ESR 17 and possibly "normal" thunderbird releases.
>
> Are there any serious issues we need to see fixed for Gecko 17? Or need
> between 17 and 24 (the next ESR iirc)?  Especially if they might be hard
> to incorporate into thunderbird even if we use our own long lived branch
> of Gecko?
>
> A rather unreduced list of core and toolkit issues that mention
> thunderbird, excluding crashes -
> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/buglist.cgi?type1-0-0=nowordssubstr;list_id=3904194;field0-0-0=bug_severity;bug_severity=blocker;bug_severity=critical;bug_severity=major;bug_severity=normal;bug_severity=enhancement;type0-0-1=substring;field0-0-1=keywords;type1-0-1=allwordssubstr;resolution=---;value0-0-2=tbwant%20tbneeds;classification=Client%20Software;classification=Components;query_format=advanced;value1-0-0=crash;field0-0-2=status_whiteboard;longdesc=thunderbird%20tbird%20t-bird;value0-0-1=perf;type0-0-0=anywordssubstr;value0-0-0=critical%20major;field1-0-0=short_desc;type0-0-2=anywordssubstr;product=Core;product=Toolkit;longdesc_type=anywordssubstr;field1-0-1=short_desc
>

severity=normal bugs (ugh!  a lot are labeled regression)  - 
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/buglist.cgi?type1-0-0=nowordssubstr;list_id=3904334;field0-0-0=component;bug_severity=normal;type0-0-1=substring;field0-0-1=keywords;value2-0-0=perf;type1-0-1=allwordssubstr;field2-0-0=keywords;resolution=---;classification=Client%20Software;classification=Components;negate2=1;type2-0-0=substring;query_format=advanced;value1-0-0=crash;field0-0-2=status_whiteboard;longdesc=thunderbird%20tbird%20t-bird;type0-0-0=nowordssubstr;value0-0-0=layout;field1-0-0=short_desc;type0-0-2=anywordssubstr;longdesc_type=anywordssubstr;product=Core;product=Toolkit;field1-0-1=short_desc



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