[pkg-nvidia-devel] Bug#581828: Bug#581828: nvidia-libvdpau1: please add Provides: libvdpau1

Julian Gilbey jdg at debian.org
Sun May 16 16:44:05 UTC 2010

On Sun, May 16, 2010 at 02:36:13PM +0200, Andreas Beckmann wrote:
> Julian Gilbey wrote:
> > Package: nvidia-libvdpau1
> > 
> > This package breaks any which Depend upon libvdpau1, for even though
> > it provides all of the library files needed, and has a compatible ABI
> > and API (to the best of my knowledge), it does not have a Provides:
> But it does not have identical behavior because it does not search in
> /usr/lib/vdpau for the driver library, breaking apps that want use vdpau
> (unless you add additional compatibility symlinks). See #581570.
> Therefore I suggested getting rid of nvidia-libvdpau* and using only the
> free libvdpau* instead:
> http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/pkg-nvidia-devel/2010-May/003240.html
> So just install libvdpau1 (and libvdpau-dev).

OK, I didn't realise!  But it still needs a Conflicts, even if not
Provides or Replaces.

Thanks for the info!


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