On 16/11/19 16:59, Matt Turner wrote:
> 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 :)
I've never found a good way (yet...) to figure out how to write a fresh new
'savedconfig' if you haven't ever previously emerged the package in
question. Does anyone have a good method for this, that doesn't require
unpacking the whole nine yards (Megs, Gigs...) first?

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