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Re: firmware status for eagle-usb-*

Mike Hommey wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 19, 2004 at 05:46:07PM -0700, Josh Triplett wrote:
>>This is clearly not appropriate; it is not "perfectly reasonable" to
>>install a driver package without the firmware, any more than it is
>>reasonable to install a dynamically-linked binary without its shared
>>library dependencies.  In both cases, the functionality is limited to
>>simply imforming the user that a necessary component was not installed.
> Except in the case of a driver that also works on devices that have the
> firmware embedded in a ROM chip.

Agreed; under those circumstances, a Suggests is quite appropriate, and
the driver can go to main, since it can Freely drive at least some hardware.

- Josh Triplett

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