Re: cdimage/unofficial/non-free/firmware -> NetbootFirmware
I wonder if anyone has had the time to consider my suggestion?
On 26 October 2013 14:38, Alex Owen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Dear Debian CD Team,
> I gather you are responsible for the scripts that create the nonfree
> firmware.tar.gz and firmware.zip on:
> http://cdimage.debian.org .
> You may well be aware of the Netboot firmware problem and the solution
> I authored some years back and published on the debian wiki at:
> Essentially this unpacks your firmware.tar.gz and repacks it as a
> cpio.gz with the debs in a subdirectory "/firmware".
> I was wondering if you would consider distributing the
> firmware.cpio.gz allongside or instead of the firmware.tar.gz ? This
> would make things a little easier for users of NetbootFirmware.
> I include a patch (untested) to your script make-firmware-image which
> should build a firmware.cpio.gz alongside the firmware.tar.gz and
> firmware.zip .
> Your comments, thoughts and suggestions would of course be welcome!
> Best Regards
> Alex Owen
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