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Re: Semi-contrib packages



On Sun, Nov 25, 2001 at 08:49:30AM -0500, Adam C Powell IV wrote:
>
> Right, but it seems policy does not allow a contrib source package to 
> put binaries in both contrib and main.  It's a policy issue, not a 
> technical one: if a package is "tainted" with a non-free build-dep or 
> dep for a single binary package on a single arch, then the whole thing 
> is thrown into contrib.
> 
> And I've decided it's not worth duplicating the source package for 
> faster performance on this one arch, I've put enough work into the 
> package so that it's trivial for a user to build his/her own .debs with 
> the non-free compilers/libs.  (Haven't tested gcc-3.0 yet, it's very 
> possible the performance difference bet ccc/cfal and gcc/g77-3.0 will be 
> a lot narrower than vs. gcc/g77-2.95.)

I'm sorry, I think I was tired and I misunderstood your question. You
should better forget everything I wrote, it was only crap...


Regards,

Nicolas

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