[pkg-nvidia-devel] Bug#519792: Bug#519792: nvidia-glx: Please create vdpau libraries packages.
lsorense at csclub.uwaterloo.ca
Thu Jul 16 16:19:09 UTC 2009
On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 02:02:23AM +0400, Vadim Solomin wrote:
> On Sunday 15 March 2009 11:37:43 you wrote:
> > Package: nvidia-glx
> > Version: 180.29-1
> > Severity: normal
> > Hi,
> > Would be nice to have a libvdpau1 and libvdpau-dev packages.
> > The main problem, is if you want to link dynamically against libvdpau, you
> > need to build-depends on nvidia-glx-dev but this package depends on
> > nvidia-glx (and now the main problem) who dpends on nvidia-kernel-180.29,
> > who doesn't exist in Debian, only legacy kernel module are packaged.
> > Christian
> In the meantime, as a temporary workaround you could use equivs to create an
> empty dummy nvidia-kernel-x.x package just to satisfy build-depends.
Actually what you do is:
use module-assistant to compile and install the nvidia kernel module
for your kernel.
install nvidia-glx and company
Compiling and installing the module provides the needed dependancy.
No complicated equivs sillyness required.
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