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Re: free source code which requires non-free tools to build (dscaler modules for tvtime)

> * That which is in main must be buildable and usable solely with
>  packages also in main (IOW, main is a "closure");

Really? Does that mean that the Windows specific parts of GCC must
be removed from the tarball? Or does it only apply to programs, so
if coreutils provides a 1k helper program that only compiles on
OpenBSD, we can't ship an unaltered source tarball? At the very least,
I'm sure I can find DOS batch files and other build programs designed
to run on DOS/Windows in Debian. It seems rather excessive to say that 
every bit of code in Debian must be compilable on Debian; as long as 
it's free, and the code we're using is buildable and usable soley
with packages in main, why is the other (free) code an issue?

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