Monthly report about Debian Long Term Support, October 2021

Like each month, have a look at the work funded by Freexian’s Debian LTS offering.

Debian project funding

  • Our project funding work continues with an active bid on the work of packaging gradle in Debian. The next steps are reviewing the bid and formal approval.
  • In October 2,475 EUR was put aside to fund Debian projects.

We’re looking forward to receiving more projects from various Debian teams! Learn more about the rationale behind this initiative in this article.

Debian LTS contributors

In October 12 contributors were paid to work on Debian LTS, their reports are available below.

  • Adrian Bunk did 40.5h in October (out of 28.5h assigned and 18h remaining, thus keeping 6h for November).
  • Anton Gladky did 12h (out of 12h assigned).
  • Ben Hutchings did 14.75h in October (out of 2h assigned and 28h remaining, thus keeping 15.25h for November).
  • Chris Lamb did 18h (out of 18h assigned).
  • Holger Levsen did 1h (out of 12h assigned, but gave back the remaining 11h).
  • Jeremiah Foster worked 20h (out of 20h assigned and 10h remaining, thus keeping 10h for November).
  • Markus Koschany did 28.5h (out of 28.5h assigned).
  • Ola Lundqvist did 5h (out of 5h assigned).
  • Roberto C. Sánchez did 28.5h (out of 28.5h assigned).
  • Sylvain Beucler did 23.5h (out of 28.5h assigned, but gave back the remaining 5h).
  • Thorsten Alteholz did 28.5h (out of 28.5h assigned).
  • Utkarsh Gupta did 28.5h (out of 28.5h assigned).

Evolution of the situation

In October we released 34 DLAs.

Also, we would like to remark once again that we are constantly looking for new contributors. Please contact Jeremiah if you are interested!

The security tracker currently lists 37 packages with a known CVE and the dla-needed.txt file has 22 packages needing an update.

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