[arch-dev-public] RFC: crda PKBUILD

Jan de Groot jan at jgc.homeip.net
Sun Nov 30 05:32:04 EST 2008

On Sun, 2008-11-30 at 02:38 +0100, Thomas Bächler wrote:
> Aaron Griffin schrieb:
> > Couldn't we set it as a dep of the wireless tools? That seems like it
> > would install for the right people then. Considering you want to shut
> > things off in the kernel, this will make some (most? no idea) wireless
> > non-functional without this, right? It seems an optdepend of kernel26
> > would be easy to miss
> I think I remember that the wireless stack will fall back to a default 
> (minimal) set of channels if crda is missing (which is not too different 
> from the current behaviour).

As quite some wireless cards need firmware to operate, we could also
make the firmwares depend on this package. kernel26 doesn't depend on
any wireless firmware at this moment.

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