Re: Etch timeline is unrealistic because non-free firmware is NOT being dealt with
Sven Luther <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Nope, the issue only surfaced early after the sarge release, a bit
> less than a year ago, when the new kernel team formed.
It was discussed *before* sarge was released that there was non-free
firmware in the kernel, and we decided to ignore it for the sarge
release. We explicitly did *not* decide to ignore it forever.
> So, basically, you are criticizing the kernel team for not having devoted
> enough of their *volunteer* time to this issue, and at the same time you
> expect us to provide good quality kernel packages to debian ?
No. I would be content with a "we don't support that hardware"
decision, though it would be less than the best thing.
I'm willing to wait for this work to be finished before etch is