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 :)