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Re: Intent to split mysql package

Scott Hanson <shanson@shcon.com> writes:

> Christian Schwarz <schwarz@monet.m.isar.de> writes:
> > On 22 Dec 1997, Scott Hanson wrote:
> > 
> > > The server package will continue to be in non-free. The client is GPLd
> > > and can go into contrib, and I think the other sub-packages can go
> > > into contrib as well.
> > 
> > Well, there was a discussion on debian-policy some time ago about such a
> > setup. The problem is that all packages are built from a single source
> > package (I think) and that package will have to be in non-free. Thus, we
> > would not have full source for the contrib packages.
> > 
> > We haven't decided yet how to handle this situation.
> True... there is only one source package. It's probably best to keep
> everything in non-free.

the alternative would be to split the source. This way the client side
would be on every official CD.

Merry Christmas

Christian Leutloff, Aachen, Germany
  leutloff@sundancer.oche.de  http://www.oche.de/~leutloff/

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