About the security issues affecting hplip in Squeeze
the Debian LTS team recently reviewed the security issue(s) affecting
hplip in Squeeze:
We decided that we would not prepare a squeeze security update (usually
because the security impact is low and that we concentrate our limited
resources on higher severity issues and on the most widely used packages).
That said the squeeze users would most certainly benefit from a fixed
If you want to work on such an update, you're welcome to do so. Please
try to follow the workflow we have defined here:
If that workflow is a burden to you, feel free to just prepare an
updated source package and send it to email@example.com
(via a debdiff, or with an URL pointing to the the source package,
or even with a pointer to your packaging repository), and the members
of the LTS team will take care of the rest. However please make sure to
submit a tested package.
Thank you very much.
on behalf of the Debian LTS team.
Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer
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