[pkg-nvidia-devel] Bug#545228: Bug#545228: Acknowledgement (nvidia-kernel-legacy-96xx-source: does not build with 2.6.30-1-686 )

Lennart Sorensen lsorense at csclub.uwaterloo.ca
Wed Oct 28 16:07:05 UTC 2009

On Sun, Oct 04, 2009 at 10:47:07AM +0200, A Mennucc wrote:
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> hi,
> the upstream code (that is,
> ftp://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86/96.43.13/
> ) compiles fine
> the difference is AFAICT that the upstream code also runs a file
> 'conftest.sh' that sets some macros ; while debian/rules doesn't
> the bad news is that the resulting code crashes :-(

Upstream conftest.sh doesn't work with debian kernel headers as of 2.6.29.
The debian package does (although only in the latest 96xx).

conftest.sh is a horrible idea, which is why we don't use it anymore.

Len Sorensen

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