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SubjectRe: [PATCH] firmware: delete in-kernel firmware
On Thu, 2017-09-14 at 14:33 -0700, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> The last firmware change for the in-kernel firmware source code was back
> in 2013.  Everyone has been relying on the out-of-tree linux-firmware
> package for a long long time.
> So let's drop it, it's baggage we don't need to keep dragging around
> (and having to fix random kbuild issues over time...)
> Cc: David Woodhouse <>
> Cc: Kyle McMartin <>
> Cc: Andrew Morton <>
> Cc: Michal Marek <>
> Cc: Masahiro Yamada <>
> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
> ---
> This has gone on too long, let's just drop it for 4.14.  Any objections?

Acked-by: David Woodhouse <>

This has been the plan for a very long time, and we even agreed to do
it at the Kernel Summit in Boston. ISTR there was one final technical
thing we wanted to fix for the out-of-kernel tree which stopped me from
sending the patch that day, but that's long since irrelevant now. Let's
do it.

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