Re: Non-free RFCs in stretch
- Date: Wed, 08 Mar 2017 05:16:57 +0100
- From: Tollef Fog Heen <tfheen@xxxxxx>
- Subject: 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.
Tollef Fog Heen
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