[pkg-nvidia-devel] [patch 190xx] [35/k] add infrastructure for legacy drivers, part 1

Andreas Beckmann debian at abeckmann.de
Sat May 8 20:25:02 UTC 2010

Hi Russ,

please consider all the remaining 190xx patches concerning legacy
support as obsolete, I'm working on improvements.

Russ Allbery wrote:
> Hurm.  It feels like there should be some easier way to do this.  It would
> be nice if we could isolate more of the changes in the legacy packages
> rather than making nvidia-graphics-drivers more obscure.

To check out your "obscurity scale", ... would turning more control
files into templates (because we need to substitute #LEGACY#) be a
problem? (Would be an empty substitution for the primary package.)
The *.shlibs and *.lintian-overrides are the primary candidates to
become *.in, again.
Same obscurity question goes for adding a lot of ${nvidia:Legacy}
substvars to debian/control.


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