Update Precise to Epiphany 3.4.3?

Asked by Adam Hunt on 2013-05-21

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin uses Gnome 3.4. The current version of Epiphany is 3.4.1, but 3.4.3 is available as per https://git.gnome.org/browse/epiphany/refs/tags

Since Precise has four more years of support to go, will Epiphany be updated to the latest 3.4 version?

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actionparsnip (andrew-woodhead666) said :

I suggest you report a bug. If the bug and security fixes are great it will be updated in the repos. Ubuntu is not a rolling release so you will rarely see the packages updated just because a new version is out, this is even less likely in the LTS as the release is geared around being rock solid rather than keeping up with the latest stuff.

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Adam Hunt (adamandruth) said :

Thank you for your answer. As can be seen in the Launchpad history for this package at https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/epiphany-browser/+publishinghistory since the LTS release of Precise in April 2012 it has already been upgraded from to 3.4.1, so I just wondered if a further upgrade was contemplated. I'll have to get into the change logs in more depth and see what case can be made for a bug report or similar.

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