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Re: which Debian section?

Hello Oded, 

Am 2004-10-24 13:40:55, schrieb Oded Shimon:
> Not sure if this is the best place to ask this:
> I built a program, and am now working on a creating a Debian package for it.
> the program is an MEncoder frontend, and it depends on MPlayer to work 
> (without it, it would crash on startup).


> MPlayer is not in the debian archives, from what I understand because of 
> patents. I put MPlayer as a 'Suggests' in my program.

This is Wrong, because if your frondend crashs if MPLayer is not
installed, you must change it from "Suggests" to "Depends" or
maybe Pre-Depends. 

> My question is, where does my program belong? contrib, or main?

If your frontend meeds the conditons of GPL and DFSG, the you can
put it into contrib.

> - ods15


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