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Re: compiling a Debian package

Jochen Spieker <ml@well-adjusted.de> writes:

> lee:
>> Darac Marjal <mailinglist@darac.org.uk> writes:
>>> Nothing (that I'm aware of) in Debian bans you from using non-free
>>> software. There is only the understanding that support for non-free
>>> software is the responsibility of that software's provider.
>> You already can't use it anymore when it's 32bit software.
> As a general statement this is simply not true.

Sure is; if it wasn't true, the applications that used to work would
still work.  They haven't changed.

>> NVIDIA continues to provide excellent non-free drivers since 15 years
>> or so.
> You are of course entitled to your own opinion. But you should be aware
> that most people in the Free Softare world (and probably most people
> running some Linux distro) oppose that claim.

It's my experience, and I don't really care what opinions other people
have about this.  Such opinions don't change the fact that NVIDIA cards
have always been working great for me with the drivers provided by

If you know an alternative that gives me at least the same performance,
reliability and trouble-free operation for the same money which
exclusively uses free software, then let me know what it is.  I'd be
happy to see such an alternative.

Debian testing iad96 brokenarch

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