Re: non-free firmware: driver in main or contrib?
Glenn Maynard <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 28, 2004 at 12:33:59PM +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:
>> d-i is modular. The module that provided that functionality would be
>> likely to do little of any use without the presence of contrib.
> So, libdvdread3 making use of libdvdcss by having libdvdread.so.3
> dynamically open and use libdvdcss.so if it's there is OK; but if
> the code that did this was itself in a small stub module (dvdread3
> opening /usr/lib/dvdread/libdvdcss-loader.so), that stub module
> would have to have its own package in contrib.
If the stub module were in its own package, it would fairly clearly end
up in contrib.
I don't think we have any desperately good consistency here.
Matthew Garrett | email@example.com