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Re: Bug#118294: mutt_1.3.23-2(unstable/ia64): build-depends on a non-US package

On Mon, Nov 05, 2001 at 10:57:10AM +0100 , Andreas Metzler wrote:
> Marco d'Itri <md@linux.it> wrote:
> > On Nov 04, James Troup <james@nocrew.org> wrote:
> >>You can't build-depend on a non-US package; that violates policy
> >>(2.1.2).  Either the package needs to be moved to non-US or you need
> >>to fix it not to require non-US packages to build.
> > OK. Since I'm not going to build two packages I'd like to know what mutt
> > users would prefer:
> > - I move the package to non-US
> > - I remove again and forever SSL support
> > If not enough people will complain I'll do the first thing.
> Please do the second

why remove ssl? 
> what disadvantages would moving to non-US have?
> No buildd's?

in history, many people didn't have non-US in their packages line. which
was/is (I confess) an excuse to cripple many programs, which could use
crypto, but don't to get in into main. Now with mozilla in non-US probably
everyone has it
				Petr Cech
Debian GNU/Linux maintainer - www.debian.{org,cz}

* Joy notes some people think "Unix" is a misspelling of "Unics" which is a misspelling of "Emacs" :)

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