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Re: Discussion - non-free software removal

On Tue, Nov 12, 2002 at 10:44:59AM -0600, Adam Heath wrote:

> > It might also make contrib a lot harder to
> > manage if it's kept, since dependencies on non-free components (which
> > is what contrib is for after all) will never be satisfiable as far as
> > testing's concerned, and those packages will never be promoted to testing.

> Well, then just don't put depends in contrib packages on packages that don't
> exist(and never will exist) in debian.

Or have the testing scripts ignore such dependency problems for contrib
(haha, no I'm not volunteering).

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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