On Wed, Aug 02, 2006 at 12:14:00PM -0400, Raul Miller wrote:
> On 7/24/06, Bdale Garbee <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >owner 353277 email@example.com
> >owner 353278 firstname.lastname@example.org
> These two bugs are about moving ndiswrapper and
> ndiswrapper-modules to contrib.
> At one point, I thought that we had been discussing that the
> technical reason that ndiswrapper could not be moved to
> contrib was that cipe depends on it.
> However, looking at the cipe packages, I don't see any dependency
> on ndiswrapper.
> Also, these packages haven't changed since
> So... those people who were arguing that cipe requires ndiswrapper
> be in main, could you give me some hint as to what you were
> talking about?
I'm not aware that this was ever the claim. CIPE was cited as an example of
a free NDIS driver that *could* be used with ndiswrapper; but the cipe
packages in Debian are certainly not built for NDIS, they're built for
Linux's native driver interface.
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