[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH] brcm2708-gpu-fw: revert to github releases, adapt to bcm2708 target changes and add back InstallDev

Álvaro Fernández Rojas noltari at gmail.com
Fri Feb 13 11:13:28 EST 2015

Here's another solution:
We tag releases on a forked repository and we upload tar files to Github with only the files we need:

This way the downloaded files are ~4MB:

Package diff:

What do you think?

El 13/02/2015 a las 13:48, Álvaro Fernández Rojas escribió:
> I think they don't want to split the firmware:
> https://github.com/raspberrypi/firmware/issues/362
> So I forked the repo and removed the unneeded files from git history:
> https://github.com/openwrt-es/raspberrypi-firmware
> Now the downloaded files are ~4MB: https://github.com/openwrt-es/raspberrypi-firmware/archive/ec027b256e4df9436d5d480d2bc19a494a43c9ba.tar.gz
> Maybe we could add a new repo on github.com/openwrt and update it with the latest firmware from time to time.
> El 13/02/2015 a las 1:30, Felix Fietkau escribió:
>> On 2015-02-13 11:21, Álvaro Fernández Rojas wrote:
>>> Yeah, it would be great, but the real upstream repo is this one: https://github.com/raspberrypi/firmware
>>> As you can see it has even more crap (and we only use some files of the boot folder)...
>> I'll open up an issue there.
>> - Felix
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