Fixing the glibc adobe flash incompatibility
kevin.kofler at chello.at
Thu Nov 18 17:28:58 UTC 2010
Richard Zidlicky wrote:
> However for some of the reports it is only the matter of someone looking
> at them as they contain the obvious solution to the problem.
The solution is not obvious at all: to include firmware, we need a license
which allows that in the first place. The Ubuntu mailing list link you
posted to one of your reports does not include any actual license, only
talks about some license existing somewhere (which don't even tell us
whether that license is acceptable for Fedora in the first place – we're
quite tolerant when it comes to firmware licenses, but there are some
restrictions which are unacceptable even for firmware, e.g. forbidding any
Plus, this is not actually an issue with Free Software, but with the lack of
some proprietary firmware.
And finally, those bugs should be filed against linux-firmware, not kernel.
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