Re: Moving package to non-free
On Tue, Nov 18, 2003 at 06:56:04PM +0000, James Troup wrote:
> Mika Fischer <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.
Does that read splitting the package is the prefered way?
(Please tell how it should be and keep recommendentions against something )