[pkg-nvidia-devel] Bug#366910: Bug#366910: can't install nvidia-kernel-source

Ariel asdebian at dsgml.com
Sun May 2 19:13:22 UTC 2010

On Sun, 2 May 2010, Russ Allbery wrote:

> Ariel <asdebian at dsgml.com> writes:
>> It's too tight a dependency - it's now impossible to install
>> nvidia-kernel-source.
>> If you try to install nvidia-kernel-source it depends on nvidia-glx
> No, it doesn't.  It only recommends nvidia-glx.

That is true, and yet I was unable to upgrade, until I made a fake package 
called nvidia-kernel-190.53 which allowed me to upgrade nvidia-glx

Unfortunately I no longer have the information on what exactly happened. 
Maybe it was some interaction with the versioned recommends?


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