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Re: Non-free RFCs in stretch




]] Sean Whitton 

> Could you explain why you want to do this with metapackages, rather than
> extending the definition of an archive section so that non-free and
> contrib may be more finely divided up?  The various implementation
> problems that have been raised in this thread are all/mostly due to the
> use of metapackages.

A package can only be in a single section.

I'd look at tagging the packages with debtags and doing a debtags search
on installed packages instead of faffing with metapackages.

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