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Re: NEW handling: About rejects, and kernels

On Sat, Apr 02, 2005 at 04:57:09PM +0100, Henning Makholm wrote:
> Scripsit Matthew Garrett <mgarrett@chiark.greenend.org.uk>

> > I've suggested before that creating a separate section for firmware may
> > be the best solution.

> You have not described how that would differ from using 'non-free'.

One example: with our current package management tools once you've got
an apt source in your configuration the packages it provides will start
to show up in things like searches.  Given things like that it seems
useful to let people install images to support their hardware but still
exclude any non-free software that would run on the host computer.

"You grabbed my hand and we fell into it, like a daydream - or a fever."

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