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Old 11-26-2009, 01:26 AM
Piotr Engelking
 
Default Bug#558033: firmware-linux-nonfree: debian/copyright vague about upstream location

Package: firmware-linux-nonfree
Version: 0.21
Severity: normal

The debian/copyright file states:

The binary firmware may be downloaded from
http://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/.

This is highly vague - the location pointed at contains many files, and
it is not necessarily obvious where the firmware can be found. (It can
be found in the 'firmware' directory in the upstream Linux kernel
source.) Please include this information.


-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
APT prefers testing
APT policy: (500, 'testing'), (400, 'unstable'), (300, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.31 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=pl_PL.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

firmware-linux-nonfree depends on no packages.

firmware-linux-nonfree recommends no packages.

Versions of packages firmware-linux-nonfree suggests:
ii initramfs-to 0.93.4 tools for generating an initramfs
ii linux-image- 2.6.32~rc8-1~experimental.1 Linux 2.6.32-rc8 for 64-bit PCs

-- no debconf information



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