on disabling drivers that use non-Free firmware
Richard M Stallman
rms at gnu.org
Sat Jan 24 18:06:24 UTC 2009
Removing all the code in a driver, rather than simply disabling its
requests for non-Free firmware, creates another major burden: any patch
that touches files in that driver becomes an additional maintenance
I don't see why. Would you explain?
When a patch tries to change a file which is not present, that part
of the patch will be ignored, right? So where's the burden?
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