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Re: Question with packaging for non-free

Hello Hunter

Am 21.05.21 um 08:51 schrieb Hunter Wittenborn:
> Hello,
> I've recently been working on a project called
> https://github.com/hwittenborn/makedeb that converts Arch Linux
> packages into Debian packages. More specifically, it takes the Arch
> Linux build format, PKGBUILDs, and uses them to make Debian
> packages.
> As of recent, I've been wanting to package it for the Debian
> repositories, but makedeb itself only makes binary packages (makedeb
> is also self-building).

Do you want to have the package "makedeb" in the Debian Repo?

If yes, then try to build it from its source. Then it can be published
in main

> As a result of that, I've decided that the best course of action
> would be to publish it to the
> https://www.debian.org/doc/debian-policy/ch-archive#s-non-free, but I
> haven't been able to find where I would start for that. I've looked
> at the https://mentors.debian.net/intro-maintainers/ page, but it
> looked like the guide was written up for people creating source
> packages.
> Is there anywhere I should look at, or anyone I should contact?

Kind regards
Mechtilde Stehmann
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