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Re: Bug#353277: ndiswrapper in main

This one time, at band camp, Thomas Bushnell BSG said:
> Adam McKenna <adam@flounder.net> writes:
> > On Mon, Feb 27, 2006 at 11:29:38AM -0800, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
> >> It seems to me that there is no reason ndiswrapper can't be available
> >> to the installer whether it's in main or contrib.  
> >
> > AFAIK, it would need to be on the first CD.
> Ok, then we could put selected packages from contrib on the first CD,
> provided they are DFSG-free, without causing any problems.  Since
> ndiswrapper certainly is DFSG-free, why not do this?

Feel free to submit patches to d-i to have packages from contrib on the
first CD and available to the installer.  Historically this has not been
the case, and I assume it won't be unless someone presents a convincing
argument for why it should be, and then does some of the work of getting
it done.
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