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Re: Screw non-free.

On Sat, Mar 20, 2004 at 12:47:52AM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 19, 2004 at 10:47:25AM +0100, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > "not changing things" is effectively a removal of non-free:
> > 
> > Some bug-free contrib and non-free packages are waiting for more than
> > one year to enter testing since they were not rebuilt on all
> > architectures.
> File ftp.debian.org bugs to have the binaries for the lagging
> architectures removed. At least one ftpmaster has told me he's quite
> willing to do this for non-autobuilt sections, and has done so several
> times in the past.

Considering the numbers that started this discussion, this would mean 
ftp.debian.org bugs for over 100 packages.

I can do this, but is this huge amount of manual work for both the bug
submitter and the ftpmasters really the best solution?

> Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]



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