Thunderbird 60.2.1 updates are DISABLED

Graeme musiquegraeme at gmail.com
Fri Oct 5 09:12:43 UTC 2018


What is happening with the beta channel? My beta says version 60.0b11 and that I'm up to 
date. But the current TB is 60.2.1. Is the code for 60.2.1 the same as or newer than 
60.0.b11? If an addon works in 60.0b11 will it be guaranteed to work in 60.2.1?

Blessings

On 04/10/2018 08:14, Wayne Mery wrote:
> filed Bug 1496535 - Add-on install/update failure - " could not be installed because it 
> is not compatible with Thunderbird 60.2.1" 
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>
> Blocks 60.2.1 updates, so needs some eyes from the add-ons community.
>
>
> On 10/4/2018 2:40 PM, Wayne Mery wrote:
>>
>> Thunderbird 60.2.1 updates have been enabled for about a day, for users already on 
>> version 60.0.  But some add-on are not staying enabled when user updates from 60.0 to 
>> 60.2.1. Therefore, we have disabled  background updates until we sort it out.
>>
>> Manual updates are enabled, but users do so at their own risk.
>>
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