free firmware mistakenly removed by LinuxLibre

Alexandre Oliva lxoliva at
Mon Jan 3 23:37:05 UTC 2011

On Jan  3, 2011, Felipe Sanches <juca at> wrote:

> What I meant is that the kernel source shouldnt ship binaries.

Why not?  It doesn't harm any freedom to ship them along with the
sources, and it makes perfect sense IMHO to not require people who build
their own kernel binaries to have to have assemblers and compilers and
FPGA tools etc for tons of different targets.

Alexandre Oliva, freedom fighter
You must be the change you wish to see in the world. -- Gandhi
Be Free! --   FSF Latin America board member
Free Software Evangelist      Red Hat Brazil Compiler Engineer

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