>>>>> On Fri, 07 Feb 2020, Matt Turner wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 7, 2020 at 9:10 AM Mike Pagano <mpag...@gentoo.org> wrote:
>> 
>> # Mike Pagano <mpag...@gentoo.org> (2020-02-07)
>> # The standalone ebuild for this driver is made
>> # unnecessary as it is included in the package:
>> # sys-kernel/linux-firmware
>> sys-firmware/iwl6050-ucode

> How about all the others as well?

> sys-firmware/iwl1000-ucode
> sys-firmware/iwl3160-7260-bt-ucode
> sys-firmware/iwl3160-ucode
> sys-firmware/iwl6005-ucode
> sys-firmware/iwl6030-ucode
> sys-firmware/iwl7260-ucode
> sys-firmware/iwl8000-ucode

I had asked the same question back in November, but an argument against
it was that sys-kernel/linux-firmware is quite a monster. In the default
configuration, its installation footprint is 515 MiB.

But yeah, either we should keep them all or remove them all.

Ulrich

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