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Re: Always run dpkg --dry-run -i before running dpkg -i!

Andres Salomon <dilinger@voxel.net> writes:

> On Thu, 06 Jan 2005 23:15:53 +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 06, 2005 at 04:58:56PM -0500, William Ballard wrote:
>>> Apparently the dickhead maintainer of ndiswrapper-source has just gone 
>>> into his shell and refuses to discuss this problem.
>> Btw, could anyone explain why ndiswrapper is in main?  It's only use
>> is to run propritary windows drivers inside the linux kernel, so it's
>> a clear fit for contrib.
> I believe we had this discussion on IRC; basically, there *are* free
> (as in speech) ndis drivers out there.  Whether they're able to be built
> and packaged on a debian system; I don't know.

Didn't we also say on irc that as long as no free ndis driver is in
main it is the same as having no free driver?


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