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Re: Bug reports of DFSG violations are tagged 'lenny-ignore'?

Am Mittwoch, den 22.10.2008, 08:36 +0200 schrieb Bastian Blank:
> On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 08:07:52AM +0200, Michal Čihař wrote:
> > At least ipw2100 drivers changed firmware name if they required
> > different version, so I guess this is also used by others...
> If they need an incompatible one. Not necessarily if they just need a
> newer one.

I'm not really into hardware, but how often does kernel firmware change
in an incompatible way? It seems to defeat its purpose (providing a
stable interface a driver can talk to).


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