Re: Question about linux-wlan-ng-firmware in main
Bas Wijnen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> > I wasn't suggesting a new source package. I assumed (and this has been
>> > confirmed in this thread) that it is possible to create a contrib binary
>> > package from a source package in main.
>> Where has this been confirmed?
> I've seen a response to
> http://lists.debian.org/debian-mentors/2006/05/msg00324.html, but it isn't in
> the archive and I've already deleted it from my local mail box. Perhaps it
> was only off-list. Anyway, why wouldn't it be possible to put a Section:
> contrib/... in the binary package part of the control file? Other overrides
> are possible there anyway. Can someone confirm that this works?
>> I was convinced of the contrary since main, contrib and non-free are top
>> directories in the pool and I expected them to be self containing
> That sounds plausible as well.
the alsa-tools source package creates:
and this binary package is also not in
http://ftp.debian.org/debian/pool/main/a/alsa-tools/, but in the
corresponding contrib directory.
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