Re: NetBeans in contrib
On 2009-12-02 11:54 +0100, Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. wrote:
> It's probably that a previous NetBeans-Platform version had a non-free
> Dependency and the maintainer is still uploading it to the wrong queue. Or,
> the might be some special process needed to transition a package from contrib
> to main that hasn't been completed yet.
The last sentence is true, but only part of the story.
> I suggest downloading the .deb and trying to install it in a clean main-only
> system. If that works, a wishlist bug is appropriate.
It is already there, and also another bug that actually prevents moving
netbeans-platform to main: