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Re: Package separation/naming conventions

Hi Ansgar,

Ansgar Burchardt <ansgar@debian.org> writes:
> Ole Streicher <debian-devel@liska.ath.cx> writes:
>> Is the division into main and contrib done automatically based on the
>> dependencies to non-free packages?

> No, it is done by hand using the Section field in debian/control.

OK, so I have to add the flags there.

> If it has a contrib/non-free build-dependency, the source package needs
> to go to contrib as well.  It cannot build binaries in main in that
> case.

My problem here is: the source package contains libwcs which may be
built (and used) completely without non-free dependencies, and libpgsbox
which needs a non-free library to be built and used.

Is there a way to get libwcs into main and libpgsbox into contrib? Can I
specify build-dependencies separately for each binary package?



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