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Re: Finding correct component for Virtual Box / Debian / screen resolution issue

On Tue, Aug 06, 2013 at 12:37:54PM +0200, Felix Geyer wrote:
> Are source packages in contrib allowed to have binary packages in main?

The other way around: sources in main are allowed to produce packages in
contrib.  That's why even if 90% of binaries are in contrib, the source
still has to be in main.  It obviously needs to be entirely free software,
but contrib allows requiring a non-free compiler to build.

Virtualbox ships a BIOS that requires Watcom to compile from real sources,
precompiled copy they ship as well is free but is not the preferred form
for modification.


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