Re: Preparing linux-2.6 2.6.18-1
On Wed, Sep 20, 2006 at 03:38:50PM +0200, Frederik Schueler wrote:
> Second: this release contains ALL binary firmware blobs shipped
> upstream, even those we kept pruning since the day Herbert Xu removed
> them the first time in 2004.
> Initially, we wanted to wait for a positive GR vote outcome before doing
> this step, but as every day existing GR proposals are changed and new ones
> made, this seems to be going to be delayed indefinitely, which is not
> acceptable from a release point of view.
>From a release point of view, it would be better not to assume too much
about the outcome, and I don't think any of the proposed resolution require
the kernel package to include any firmwares.
So it seems a bit risky to include yet more non-free firmware at that
Imagine a large red swirl here.