[pkg-nvidia-devel] Bug#479741: Bug#479741: please create packages for all the applications included in the original nvidia driver

Jordi Pujol jordipujolp at gmail.com
Wed May 7 07:13:24 UTC 2008

El Tuesday 06 May 2008 18:09:39 Randall Donald va escriure:
> On Tue, 2008-05-06 at 14:21 +0200, Jordi Pujol wrote:
> > Downloading the Original Nvidia driver from the Nvidia web site and
> > installing
> > it also installs the applications nvidia-xconfig and nvidia-settings,
> > that
> > procedure should be the same with the Debian source package,
> I disagree. I prefer to keep the GPL licenced applications separate.

looking into this:
nvidia-kernel is a non-free package
nvidia-settings and nvidia-xconfig are GPL licensed.

it is not a contradiction when a package non-free requires GPL applications, 
would not be logical the contrary thing, that is to say, that a GPL package 
demands a package non-free.

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