new nvidia-detect package

Russ Allbery rra at
Mon Sep 5 23:34:57 UTC 2011

Andreas Beckmann <debian at> writes:

> I just packaged (a modified version of) the nvidia detection script from
> the wiki page in the new nvidia-detect package. Primary idea is to get
> the script print the recommended driver package to use for the NVIDIA
> GPU found in the system.

> This is part of n-g-d, not nvidia-common, as I expect regular PCI ID
> updates with new upstream releases.

> I'll probably redo the PCI ID matching things to allow for
> semi-automatic updating the script (or better some data files) in the
> future.

> Do you suggest different names for the script/package? Otherwise it's
> ready for upload. This time it's your job, again, as this will go
> through NEW.

That name sounds fine to me, and that package is a good idea.  Sorry about
the long delay in replying to this.  It looks from the commit log that
you've got this back in the package.  Is it ready to be built and uploaded

Russ Allbery (rra at               <>

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