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Re: [gnu.gnustep.discuss] Debian package of gstep-xraw

Jules Bean <jmlb2@hermes.cam.ac.uk> writes:

   Excerpt from /usr/doc/gstep-base/README.Debian

   The GNUstep packages use a directory layout that doesn't conform to the
   FSSTND, therefore the packages go into the contrib section of Debian.

   This isn't a valid reason, is it?

Excerpt from Debian policy:

   Examples of packages which would be included in "contrib" are

     * packages which we don't want to support because they are too
       buggy, and
     * packages which fail to meet some other policy requirements in a
       serious way.
If GNUstep is buggy, then the former applies.

If GNUstep doesn't fit FSSTND/FHS then the latter applies since FSSTND
is policy.

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