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Re: The firmware GR

On Mon, 2008-12-15 at 10:54 +0100, Romain Beauxis wrote:
> Le Monday 15 December 2008 10:36:50 Robert Millan, vous avez écrit :
> > > With these hopefully solid plans in place for the release, we feel the
> > > need to acknowledge that there is an ongoing vote whose outcome could
> > > potentially disrupt them.
> >
> > Luk is referring to 11 bugs in linux-2.6 which all have a 'patch' tag, and
> > which the maintainers have been ignoring so far.  Option 1 wouldn't cause
> > any "disruption" to the release process, other than moving support for
> > these chips to non-free when the patches are applied.  Any other delay is
> > self-imposed.
> Unfortunately you forgot to also mention this bug for instance:
>   http://bugs.debian.org/494120

There's no reason to think that the array in question is not the
preferred form for modification.


Ben Hutchings
In a hierarchy, every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence.

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