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Re: How to handle software which needs huge modification when packaging for Debian

On Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 03:00:04AM +0200, Alexey Eromenko wrote:
> > Is the source being repackaged for DFSG reasons? If not, ‘~dfsg’ is a
> > confusing choice.
> VirtualBox src ships with binary *.exe, which are forbidden in Debian.

.exe file are fine, as long as they can be rebuilt with free tools.  Even
binaries that don't have their sources in this package but are shipped
somewhere else in Debian are ok.

On the other hand, removing bloat is a good idea, especially if it takes
a lot of space.  Object code in a (free) source package is by definition

1KB		// Yo momma uses IPv4!

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