On 23.02.2018 14:00, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote: > If the sources.list file do not list contrib and non-free, as any > policy compliant task setup should, then no package from contrib and > non-free will be listed as recommended in the resulting task > package.
s/will/shall/ That is the problem. > I understand Ole to claim that blends-dev previously would somehow > filter packages from contrib and non-free even if they are listed as > present using the sources.list entries. This do not match my > understanding of how blends-dev ever worked. No; I wrote: | when I run "make" on a blend's package, it puts all that is in | "Recommends" in the tasks package into "Recommends" of d/control, | independent of the status of the package. and I took as first example a package that is not in main (but in contrib), and a second example a package that is neither in main nor in contrib or non-free. > I believe that if someone need or want to create a unofficial task > with some packages in contrib, non-free or some unofficial APT > source, they should be allowed to do so by listing these entries in > their sources.list files. And those of us uploading tasks to > debian/main should not list anything byt debian/main in our > sources.list files. This is not what the bug is about. Cheers Ole