Ui, this doesn't sound good at all. The complexity of today's browsers and the ton of dependencies is the enemy of security and stability. #debian
The Sad State Of Web Browser Support Currently Within Debian - Phoronix
opensmtpd changed the configuration syntax with version 6.4. It's probably asking too much from #debian to ship a converter for all the configs out there.
I am, however, not convinced that the changes are substantial -- it took me maybe 15 minutes and four restarts to fix my workstation setup which is using three different smarthosts. The syntax changes are pretty straight-forward. Which makes me wonder if the upstream devs could not have provided a migration script.
Updated my Debian Buster workstation successfully to Bullseye. Yes, Bullseye is out for a while, but somehow I need cold bad weather to do the upgrade.
Now, I should probably go fix the broken mail configuration, re-add the security updates and check most of my commonly used tools before I relax. #debian
Michael Prokop has written a nice overview of the changes to be included in the upcoming #debian bullseye release: https://michael-prokop.at/blog/2021/05/27/what-to-expect-from-debian-bullseye-newinbullseye/
Just recognized that #debian (stable) does not only ship a #firefox package, which contains a very outdated version (62.something). No, they also provide a firefox-esr, which brings at least version 68.something.
I mean, hey, great, they are not only providing a pre-historic firefox, but also an ancient one. But what's the point of providing the pre-historic one? Wouldn't providing an ancient one plus a recent one (firefox-bleeding-edge or some such) be more helpful? And why, for god's sake, isn't the firefox package not simply tracking esr?
Oh yes, #debian 10.3 has been released: https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Debian-10.3-9.12-Released
Didn't use my #debian workstation for three days and now I have ~300MB updates with a new kernel, base files, systemd and what not. Did I miss a point release?
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