On Sat, 2021-07-24 at 10:27 +0100, Simon McVittie wrote: > On Sat, 24 Jul 2021 at 09:05:59 +0200, Cyril Brulebois wrote: > > If we were to go the “(almost) all in” route, it might make sense to > > either blacklist (some of) those, or to whitelist the known-ok ones, > > which would require some monitoring of new additions over time (which > > dillon, behind d-i.debian.org, could help us with). > > As an 80% solution, would it be feasible to have the officially-unofficial > media with firmware install the firmware-linux metapackage by default, > or at least install it if a desktop task was chosen? > > firmware-linux pulls in firmware-amd-graphics and firmware-misc-nonfree > (which has the Nvidia firmware), and I think its rules for inclusion > imply not needing an EULA or other special license-acceptance by the > user. [...] Yes - nothing requiring a EULA should be accepted into the upstream repository, and if it happens anyway we would put those files in a separate binary package. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Reality is just a crutch for people who can't handle science fiction.
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