[rt2x00-users] Why do I have to clone the whole repository?
buga at loide.net
Mon Mar 14 19:16:11 EST 2011
On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 08:09, Adrian May
<adrian.alexander.may at gmail.com> wrote:
> This is really inconvenient. I have no intention of editing these sources.
> All I need is a tarball or better still a package. You might suspect that
> the internet connectivity is not ideal on a box somebody is trying to
> install a wireless driver on. As it happens I'm using my phone to connect
> but now I want to go out. It's not even past 1% as I finish this email.
> What's the sense in this? How on earth are regular users ever expected to
> abandon windows for a world like this?
It's just the way it is done.
if you really have limited connectivity, you can try to get the
compat-wireless packages, which are considerably smaller in size, but
usually do NOT contain all the latest and greatest versions.
You can get them here http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Download.
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