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Re: [GNU-linux-libre] Fully FOSS Tails OS

From: Jaromil
Subject: Re: [GNU-linux-libre] Fully FOSS Tails OS
Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:12:31 +0100
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dear Luke,

Many thanks for your detailed response, I include Parazyd in cc:

I hope we can join forces and rely on your effort for Parabola, then
we'll also look for ways to make your work more sustainable.

On Sun, 15 Jan 2017, Luke wrote:

> On 01/15/2017 08:46 AM, Jaromil wrote:
> > I'll take the occasion to pose a question we have unanswered at the
> > moment: because of our plan to make heads really secure, the wish is
> > that of applying the -grsec patch to linux-libre.
> >
> > is there any concern regarding the free nature of the -grsec patch?
> There are non-free blobs in the grsec patch since 2015[1], Parabola is
> currently removing them for our grsec kernel.
> You can either use these deblobbed ones or remove the non-free firmware
> on your own.[2]
> I e-mailed spender about the issue and he provided a python script which
> removes *all* firmware. Unfortunately, it also removes free firmware
> since the script does not have any sanity checks.[3] It could be useful
> to revisit this script and get it working properly to automate blob /
> non-free firmware removal.
> Luke
> Parabola GNU/Linux-Libre Packager
> [1]
> [2]
> [3]

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