systemd requires HTTP server and serves QR codes

Kevin Fenzi kevin at
Mon Oct 15 23:50:33 UTC 2012

On Mon, 15 Oct 2012 19:11:19 -0400
Matthew Miller <mattdm at> wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 03:38:36PM -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> > > >> I wonder... could we make linux-firmware optional? 
> [...]
> > I'd agree with Harald here. A hard dep seems excessive, just
> > including the package in the @core group (so people who want
> > something *really* minimal can at least take it out) would seem
> > better.
> I think this is already the case, actually. I just removed it from my
> F17 test vm and there were no deps and nothing immediately broke.

Yeah, I guess I didn't look closely... it's actually a
Requires(pre): linux-firmware >= blahblahversion

So, once the kernel has been installed, you can safely remove it. 
(If you like)

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