Re: making udev require 2.6.15 kernels
On Sat, Feb 11, 2006 at 10:33:32AM +0100, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Feb 11, Steve Langasek <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Why temporary, out of curiosity? This doesn't seem like a temporary
> > problem; I think this is an issue that will be just as applicable for etch+1
> > as it is for etch, and I think we should be honest about that.
> Because maybe in 5-10 years from now most hardware devices will have a
> free firmware. I do not really believe that this will happen, but by
> proposing an exception with a much limited scope than the past GR I hope
> that it will be less controverial and easier to be approved.
> Also note that I wrote "distribute on install media" and not "allow in
As the install media are built our of main though, this is probably not going
to cut it without proof that it can be done on a technical point of view.
Why not simply have a non-free set of install media, and be done with it,
sounds like a much sanner proposal, without legal hurdle, just in need of