On Fri, 2016-07-08 at 23:17 -0400, Nicholas D Steeves wrote: > On 4 July 2016 at 18:38, Ben Hutchings <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: [...] > > > Also, I imagine this might one day be necessary, > > > particularly if tracking backported linux-src due to ABI changes > > > between kernels, eg: if the out-of-tree drivers in testing begin > > > to > > > require >> linux-src=3.16.0 ABI. > > > > I think you mean API. We don't ship out-of-tree drivers as > > binaries. > > > > Yes, you're absolutely right, I meant API. Given that people with, > for example broadcom wifi chipsets will be using this new Debian spin > (Maybe it should be called Debian Fresh Spin?) in the hopes of > hardware enablement, do you think it should pin the bpo versions of > out-of-tree drivers, and also include bpo non-free firmware? Non-free is not part of Debian so those components would need to be explicitly installed. firmware-nonfree is up-to-date in backports (at least, it is in synch with testing and unstable). Ben. -- Ben Hutchings If more than one person is responsible for a bug, no one is at fault.
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