purebrowser: should use binary packages from source package src:firefox-esr (not src:purebrowser)
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The binary package purebrowser was previously packaged from source package purebrowser.

To minimize delta towards Debian, and ease tracking differences, binary package purebrowser is now packaged from source package firefox-esr.

Please therefore let through to green the binary packages from (our fork of) source package firefox-esr.

jonas.smedegaard closed this task as "Invalid".Dec 20 2017, 12:59 PM

As explained by Matthias on irc, package ban is source-specific: Banning Debian as source of firefox-esr continue to make sense and does not block upload of same-named firefox-esr ourselves.

Therefore closing this issue as invalid.

jonas.smedegaard lowered the priority of this task from "Unbreak Now!" to "High".Jan 16 2018, 11:50 AM
jonas.smedegaard reopened this task as "Open".

apparently something blocks http://repo.pureos.net/pureos/pool/main/f/firefox-esr/ from entering green.

Raising priority, as PureOS currently ships with a very old and known broken release of (rebranded) Firefox.

jonas.smedegaard changed the title from "please stop block source package firefox-esr" to "purebrowser: should use binary packages from source package src:firefox-esr (not src:purebrowser)".
d3vid added a subscriber: d3vid.Jan 16 2018, 1:46 PM
mak added a comment.Jan 16 2018, 7:43 PM

Apparently it breaks a bunch of stuff (garmin-plugin etc.), but that looks like a false-positive to me. The real issues are the -dbg packages being seemingly broken due to the Firefox package taking over binaries from the existing PureBrowser package.
I'll enforce that migration manually.
http://master.pureos.net/migration/landing/green/excuses/firefox-esr/52.5.0esr-1pureos2

mak closed this task as "Resolved".Jan 16 2018, 7:48 PM

The package is in green now, please watch out for any issues.

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