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Re: potential MBF: first alternate depends not available in main

On Wednesday, March 02, 2011 04:53:46 am Emilio Pozuelo Monfort wrote:
> On 02/03/11 04:24, Scott Kitterman wrote:
> > It seems to me not worth a mass bug filing.  This doesn't seem like
> > something that would affect user's systems.  Is there a rationale for
> > imposing this ordering other than puiparts can't deal with it?
> If you have non-free enabled and install a package from main, it should
> install the dependencies from main. So you should have e.g. "rar |
> rar-nonfree" instead of the other way round.

Why?  If the user has made the choice to use non-free and the maintainer 
concludes that's a more technically capable solution for users that choose to 
use it, why should the project raise barriers to that choice?

Scott K

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