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Re: Why the GR is not necessary

On Sat, 10 Jun 2000 17:19:23 +0200, Josip Rodin <joy@cibalia.gkvk.hr>
>On Fri, Jun 09, 2000 at 08:13:28PM +1000, Craig Sanders wrote:
>> it's fair enough to not have non-free in the default sources.list
>Wrong. From apt 0.3.19's /usr/share/doc/apt/examples/sources.list file
>(which gets copied to /etc/apt in postinst if there's no existing file):
>deb http://http.us.debian.org/debian stable main contrib non-free
>deb http://non-us.debian.org/debian-non-US stable/non-US main contrib non-free
>deb http://security.debian.org stable/updates main contrib non-free

In what situations is there no existing /etc/apt/sources.list? On
potato, the installation system helps the user build their own, and
asks if non-free should be included. That question defaults to "no".

Nevertheless, it should be a wishlist bug to remove non-free from the
referenced file.


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