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non-free software question


When reading the IRC transcripts for the first question, I was a bit
surprised no-one seemed to mention a new proposal I heard about (from
debian-devel? Sorry, I can't remember right now). Perhaps Ben or
Wichert were hinting towards this, I am not sure.

Anyway, the proposal was instead of having package <foo> declare
itself to suggest <bar>, <bar> would have a "reverse suggests" that
says it can enhance the functionality of <foo>. So, if you don't tell
dselect (or whatever) about non-free, these suggests would never show

Or, perhaps package pools offer a better way of dealing with this?

Brian May <bam@debian.org>

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