Re: Changing how we handle non-free firmware
On Fri, Aug 19, 2022 at 11:26:51AM +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote:
> Hey Wouter!
> On Fri, Aug 19, 2022 at 12:19:55PM +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> >On Thu, Aug 18, 2022 at 08:58:21PM +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote:
> >> system will *also* be configured to use the non-free-firmware
> >> component by default in the apt sources.list file.
> >What's the rationale for this one?
> >I think it would make more sense to only configure the system to enable
> >the non-free-firmware component if the installer determines that
> >packages from that component are useful for the running system (or if
> >the user explicitly asked to do so).
> That's a fair point, my text was unclear here. Let's tweak it:
> "Where non-free firmware is found to be necessary, the target system
> will *also* be configured to use the non-free-firmware component by
> default in the apt sources.list file."
> Does that sound better?
Is this something you want to adopt?
Would a non-free-firmware section in the archive be useful, so
that other non-free software is not enabled by default?