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Who needs it anyway, eh? It's not like there are networks and apps out there you can connect to... :-)
Yup - this will finally clear any doubt...
Posted Nov 9, 2010 5:09 UTC (Tue) by jebba (✭ supporter ✭, #4439)
> But at least this is not something Linus is supposed to support in any way, shape or form, because it really is outside the kernel.
Except that these things are *in* the kernel (tarball) at the moment, in some cases. It seems most Intel wifi firmware is outside (in fedora, for example, it's a separate RPM), but some wifi blobs are in the kernel tarball proper. Do you think the Intel firmware should be moved *in*? If not, why not have the other non-free blobs moved *out*? At least, for starters....
Posted Nov 9, 2010 7:00 UTC (Tue) by bojan (subscriber, #14302)
I'm guessing the distribution together with the rest of the kernel source is just a convenience thing.
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