Re: [PATCH] firmware: Allow release-specific firmware dir

From: Theodore Tso
Date: Wed Sep 10 2008 - 22:56:29 EST

On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 04:24:04PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> A suitable approach might be to copy the files to both /lib/firmware
> and to /lib/firmware/$KERNELRELEASE, and to stop copying the files to
> /lib/firmware in, oh, 2018 or so..

Or make it be a KCONFIG build option, so that people who are building
kernels using the distribution-specific kernel packaging tool can pass
in whatever is right for their distribution....

- Ted
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