Re: squeeze will have googleearth-package
On Fri, Jan 07, 2011 at 05:58:26PM +0000, Philipp Kern wrote:
> On 2011-01-07, Ben Hutchings <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > This means that firmware-linux-nonfree is unlikely to be installed if not
> > needed. If you were to add in some of the other firmware packages
> > (-atheros, -bnx2, -iwlwifi, -ralink, -realtek) you would see an even
> > larger fraction. This is unfortunate but not hugely surprising to me.
> Popcon as linked from the PTS helpful lists all the binary packages.
> Does it get pulled in if non-free is activated during installation? I.e. is
> there something scanning the hardware again looking at what's needed
> post-install? (Assuming that you get around installing it without those.)
I think the plan was that any firmware package that is available during
installation and that satisfies a firmware request will get installed.
However, I have not worked on this and I don't know what has actually
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