[pkg-nvidia-devel] Bug#581963: [nvidia-kernel-dkms] extended description wrong about DKMS effect

Filipus Klutiero chealer at gmail.com
Mon May 17 12:08:44 UTC 2010

Package: nvidia-kernel-dkms
Version: 195.36.24-1
Severity: important

The extended description starts with:

This package builds the NVIDIA Xorg binary kernel module needed by
nvidia-glx, using DKMS.  The kernel module will be built for your running
kernel and automatically rebuilt for any new kernels that are installed.

This is highly misleading. DKMS is still far from this Holy Grail. DKMS 
only attemps to build for Linux images which have their corresponding 
headers or source installed. This is not the case for most image installs.

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