On Sat, Nov 16, 2019 at 1:06 AM Jaco Kroon <j...@uls.co.za> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> On 2019/11/15 21:35, Matt Turner wrote:
> > On Fri, Nov 15, 2019 at 2:20 AM Ulrich Mueller <u...@gentoo.org> wrote:
> >> The package is somewhat redundant, because sys-kernel/linux-firmware
> >> installs the same files. (Same for all other sys-firmware/iwl*-ucode
> >> packages.)
> > Should last-rite all of them, IMO.
> >
> I both agree and disagree with this.  It's the simpler solution and
> therefore I agree.
>
> I disagree because in some cases I really only want specific firmware
> for specific sets of hardware (especially where space constraints are an
> issue, read: embedded type systems).
>
> The current linux-firmware package is getting quite big in terms of install.

USE=savedconfig allows you to choose exactly which files to install :)

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