Re: New section for firmware.
On Tue, Dec 23, 2008, Kurt Roeckx wrote:
> The idea is to create a new section that contains files like
> firmware images and FPGA data that gets written to the hardware
> to make it fully functional. It is not meant for drivers that run
> on the host CPU.
Do you propose to include data for which we only lack source or build
tools or doc? Or would it also include firmware data which has a
license preventing any modification to the contents of the data?
If the intent is to include it in our CD-ROMs, I think some people will
want a "really really free" CD-ROM which doesn't have this section.
So that would mean two sets of images. What is the advantage of this
section over pulling firmwares from non-free into a second set of