free firmware mistakenly removed by LinuxLibre

Felipe Sanches juca at
Mon Jan 3 16:18:02 UTC 2011

On Sun, Jan 2, 2011 at 7:03 AM, Alexandre Oliva <lxoliva at> wrote:
> On Jan  1, 2011, Felipe Sanches <juca at> wrote:
>> I believe that we should send patches to Linux Makefiles so that these
>> files are assembled during kernel build.
> That would be fine, if the cross tools to assemble (or even compile)
> pieces of firmware are available.  If they aren't, why demand users to
> have them handy?  Shipping the binaries for these cases is not a
> problem.

What I meant is that the kernel source shouldnt ship binaries. It
should ship the source and build rules. Of course for the end users we
should ship firmware binaries together with the kernel image

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