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Re: Source List

On Fri, Jul 13, 2007 at 04:07:54PM +0530, arnuld wrote:
> >>On 7/13/07, Michael Banck <mbanck@debian.org> wrote:
> >>You might want to add non-free at the end of the second line to get
> >>access to the GNU documentation for autoconf, automake, glibc, emacs
> >>etc. which Debian considers non-free, currently, for reasons which are
> >>off-topic here.
> but if i add "non-free" in "sources.list" then it will also install
> non-free packages on my system. right ?

The Debian GNU/Hurd autobuilder does not build non-free packages.  The
only non-free packages you will have access to are
architecture-independent packages like the documentation mentioned
above.  I am not sure a lot "real" architecture-independent programs (or
scripts) are distributed in non-free.


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