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Re: Linux-libre for Debian Lenny

Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk> writes:

> What I meant was that all the firmware blobs reported as bugs in the
> lenny kernel are gone in sid, either through upstream changes or new
> Debian patches.  A few more, found later, will be gone in the 2.6.30
> package.

Right. So we agree than what Robert has announced here is not equal to
the changes that have so far been made to Debian's Linux in sid.

> (There are three more blobs I spotted in a recent search, which I will
> try to separate out when I have the time. It looks like Linux Libre
> already got those. It still has the blob in
> arch/powerpc/sysdev/micropatch.c, though.)

Okay. So I take it then that you would be against separate packaging for
Linux-Libre for Debian, and prefer instead to apply all its changes to
Debian's Linux?

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