Re: non-free firmware: driver in main or contrib?
Glenn Maynard <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 28, 2004 at 12:33:38AM +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:
>> That would require certain parts of d-i (and hence certain parts of
>> main) to rely upon the contents of contrib. We can't do that.
> No, I believe that would create a Suggests-style relationship, not
> a Depends, since d-i would still work without it (for many people).
> Packages in main can Suggest packages not in main.
d-i is modular. The module that provided that functionality would be
likely to do little of any use without the presence of contrib.
Matthew Garrett | email@example.com