modules, firmware, kernel size (was Re: systemd requires HTTP server and serves QR codes)

Matthew Miller mattdm at
Tue Oct 16 13:17:46 UTC 2012

On Tue, Oct 16, 2012 at 09:07:56AM -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> > > I wonder... could we make linux-firmware optional?
> However, if you go down that route, the kernel should be the same way,
> the firmware should be separate subpackages, and requires should be done at
> the module -> firmware level by generating it from the MODULE_FIRMWARE tags.
> I wouldn't be against that, but I also don't have the time to look at that
> right now.

I think this would be an excellent candidate for the Features process (and
maybe F19 or F20).
Matthew Miller  ☁☁☁  Fedora Cloud Architect  ☁☁☁  <mattdm at>

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