Re: Squeeze, firmware and installation
* Kurt Roeckx <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2010-05-24 16:43:23 CEST]:
> On Mon, May 24, 2010 at 02:13:30PM +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote:
> > Yup, definitely. We already have an "unofficial non-free" area on
> > cdimage.debian.org which is where we've been pushing the firmware
> > zip/tar.gz files already. I'll set up the extra images to be dropped
> > in there.
> It would be nice if this could all be moved somewhere else
> so that it gets mirrored.
I don't think that it's a good idea to "drop" non-free data on mirrors
without them knowing about the change. Keeping it seperate but sending
the cd mirror admins a mail about that there is additional stuff that
they might want to mirror sounds like the more sensible approach to me.
"most users choose convenience over security, and that's reflected in the
choice of the current default"
Hin-Tak Leung -- http://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=691339#c7