Bug#730841: boinc-nvidia-cuda: please Recommend libcuda1-i386 [amd64]

Gianfranco Costamagna costamagnagianfranco at yahoo.it
Mon Dec 2 11:14:13 UTC 2013

Hi Andreas and all,

Package: boinc-nvidia-cuda
>Version: 7.2.33+dfsg-1
>Severity: normal
>I have a small gift for you: libcuda1-i386:i386. That's a real package
>that can be recommended from boinc-nvidia-cuda:amd64 and it will care
>for the installation of libcuda1:i386 (if foreign architecture i386 is
>enabled on amd64). Provides and multiarch foreign don't work together,
>so this is the working solution for cross-arch Recommends for now.
>I would suggest the following control.in change:
>- at Recommends: libcuda1-ia32 [amd64]|nvidia-current [amd64]|libcuda-5.0-1 [amd64], ia32-libs [amd64]|nvidia-current [amd64]|libcuda-5.0-1 [amd64]
>+ at Recommends: libcuda1-i386 [amd64]|nvidia-current [amd64], ia32-libs [amd64]|nvidia-current [amd64]|libcuda-5.0-1 [amd64]
>libcuda1-ia32 is gone long ago ...
>the libcuda-5.0-1 alternative needs to be removed, otherwise the
>Recomends is already satisfied by libcuda1:amd64.
>I'm not sure what you want to achieve with the ia32-libs Recommends, but
>this does not work anyway since libcuda-5.0-1 is already satisfied by

I think I fixed it in commit
can you please review it?
I think I followed your suggestions, but I'm not completely sure.

Bests and thanks for your report/gift!,


>PS: NVIDIA has declared CUDA on 32-bit x86 as deprecated, so this may
>disappear at some point in the future ...
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