Monthly report about Debian Long Term Support, February 2022

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

Debian project funding

In February Raphaël and the LTS worked on a survey of Debian developers meant to solicit ideas for improvements in the Debian project at large. You can see the results of the initial discussion here in the list of ideas of which there are already over 30.

The full survey is due to be emailed to Debian Developers shortly.

In February € 2250 was put aside to fund Debian projects.

Debian LTS contributors

In February, 12 contributors were paid to work on Debian LTS, their reports are available below. If you’re interested in participating in the LTS or ELTS teams, we welcome participation from the Debian community. Simply get in touch with Jeremiah or Raphaël if you are if you are interested in participating.

Evolution of the situation

In February we released 24 DLAs.

The security tracker currently lists 61 packages with a known CVE and the dla-needed.txt file has 26 packages needing an update.

You can find out more about the Debian LTS project via the following video:

Thanks to our sponsors

Sponsors that joined recently are in bold.

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