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Re: Moving package to non-free

Mika Fischer <mika_fischer@gmx.net> writes:

> In order to get rid of the RC bug #174456 I intend to move the celestia
> packages to contrib (programs) and non-free (data).
> The question is how do I do that?
> a) File a bug on ftp.debian.org requesting the move.
> b) Upload a new version with the section set to non-free/foo.
> Or c) both (in what order?)

(b).  Component changes don't require manual removal; it's automatic.

> And additionally: Can a package built from sources in non-free go to
> contrib or do I have to split the source package?

While it may (currently) be feasible to do the former, I'd strongly
recommend against it.


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