Bug#612956: nvidia-glx requires xorg-video-abi-8.0 but new xserver-xorg-core provides xorg-video-abi-8
debian at abeckmann.de
Mon Feb 21 14:38:17 UTC 2011
On 2011-02-19 00:44, Craig Sanders wrote:
> more detail on xorg-video-abi-8.0 vs xorg-video-abi-8
> not sure if this bug belongs to nvidia-glx or xserver-xorg-core, but the solution
> requires co-ordination between the two packages.
This needs to be fixed in the nvidia packages, the new pre-release
packages should fix this.
> PS: why does nvidia-glx conflict with itself in the Conflicts: line
> above? i know it's been in the package since at least 195.36.31 without
> causing problems, but it seems an odd conflict to have.
It's a packaging issue and generated by some variable substitutions - I
want to use packaging scripts with minimal differences for the current
and all the legacy packages to simplify merging changes.
works fine and is quite common with "real" packages that are also
> 'aptitude why-not nvidia-glx' says that that is the problem (it's wrong,
> the problem is the missing dependancy xorg-video-abi-8.0).
> # aptitude why-not nvidia-glx
> ih nvidia-glx Conflicts nvidia-glx
Eventually you should report that as an aptitude bug.
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