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SubjectRe: Linux 2.4.4-ac14
On Wed, May 23, 2001 at 07:07:38PM +1000, Keith Owens wrote:
> On Wed, 23 May 2001 09:17:08 +0200 (CEST),
> Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org> wrote:
> >On Wed, 23 May 2001, Keith Owens wrote:
> >> Is drivers/char/ser_a2232fw.ax supposed to be included? Nothing uses it.
> >
> >It's the source for the firmware hexdump in ser_a2232fw.h, provided as a
> >reference.
>
> What is the point of including it in the kernel source tree without the
> code to convert it to ser_a2232fw.h? Nobody can use ser_a2232fw.ax, it
> is just bloat.

We don't provide the binutils or gcc with the kernel either. The 6502
is a rather well known processor. Try plonking "6502 assembler" in
google and you'll have a lot of choice.

Having the source with the .h helps doing this little thing called
debugging.

OG, who hates acenic_firmware.h for that exact same reason.

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