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

From: David Woodhouse
Date: Thu Sep 11 2008 - 12:45:57 EST

On Thu, 2008-09-11 at 18:39 +0200, Marcel Holtmann wrote:
> What is wrong with moving the firmware into its own package with its
> own version number?

Nothing. You can do this today, building from the linux-firmware
repository. That repository is starting to contain extra firmware that
vendors are now willing to let us distribute -- where they _weren't_
willing to let us distribute it as part of the kernel.

David Woodhouse Open Source Technology Centre
David.Woodhouse@xxxxxxxxx Intel Corporation

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