On Thu, Jun 27, 2019 at 01:27:42PM +0200, Paul Gevers wrote:
> reassign 931052 release-notes
> retitle 931052 webkit2gtk not supported on non-sse2 i386 hardware
> We like to support non-sse2 on i386, but we are not comfortable fixing
> webkit2gtk at this stage of the release.

Why is this relatively small change a problem in a package where
new upstream versions are permitted after the release of stable?

Doing a change in 2.24.2-2 prior to the release sounds less risky than
uploading the same change as part of 2.24.3-1~deb10u1 to buster-pu.

> Therefore, we will not unblock
> this change, but we want the release notes to mention this, so users are
> warned.

This means the default desktop is expected to have crashes due to this.

Many standalone applications like liferea or zenity (#930932)
are also expected to crash.

Please mention in all buster announcements that users on non-SSE i386 
should defer upgrading from stretch until this is fixed in the next 
point release of buster.

> Paul



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