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

Russ Allbery rra at debian.org
Sat May 8 20:33:55 UTC 2010

Andreas Beckmann <debian at abeckmann.de> writes:

> 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.

I think that makes sense.

> Same obscurity question goes for adding a lot of ${nvidia:Legacy}
> substvars to debian/control.

I'm not as sure that this will make sense just because I'm not sure that
we'll be able to share the control file anyway.  Won't the package
descriptions all be different?

Russ Allbery (rra at debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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