Bug#630850: nvidia-glx: Unacceptable upload to Sid breaks KDE 4.6.3 install

Marc J. Driftmeyer mjd at reanimality.com
Sat Jun 18 03:53:29 UTC 2011

You guys are all doing, for the most part, what you can during the 
transition and it's a lot of work.

On 06/17/2011 06:32 PM, Russ Allbery wrote:
> "Marc J. Driftmeyer"<mjd at reanimality.com>  writes:
>> The upgrade to nvidia-glx and latest in Sid is broken resulting in the
>> following:
> Yes, the multiarch transition for glx is ugly.  The right Breaks are
> getting sorted out, which will hopefully unconfuse apt until we can get
> the right diversions set up for NVIDIA.
>> Seriously,
>> How does this stuff get passed SQA? This is a non-starter.
> It doesn't.  That's why it's in unstable.
> If you want things that have passed QA, use Debian stable.  Debian
> unstable is exactly what it says on the tin.

However, suggesting stable is a lame retort. I could never make that 
excuse at NeXT nor Apple Engineering.

When everything in the depends are covered these drivers are far more 
stable than they have ever been in the past and I credit the nvidia 
package maintainers, solely, for such efforts.

Sincerely Yours,

Marc J. Driftmeyer

Marc J. Driftmeyer
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