NVIDIA application profile database

Pierre-Loup A. Griffais pgriffais at valvesoftware.com
Wed Jul 23 23:06:17 UTC 2014

Thanks for your reply; looks good!

On 07/19/2014 03:35 PM, Vincent Cheng wrote:
> Hi Pierre-Loup,
> On Mon, Oct 21, 2013 at 4:19 PM, Pierre-Loup A. Griffais
> <pgriffais at valvesoftware.com> wrote:
>> Hi guys,
>> Hope this is the right alias; NVIDIA has (relatively recently) added an
>> application profile engine to their driver. They ship a default settings
>> database with each driver release that contains workaround for known buggy
>> application and other tweaks. For instance, not having it makes Gnome3
>> unusable because older versions of cogl rely on non-conformant behavior for
>> framebuffer blits, which the profiles database knows about and accounts for.
>> That settings database doesn't appear to currently be packaged or installed
>> by any of the binary packages in nvidia-graphics-driver, unless I'm
>> overlooking something, which is very possible. Is it something you guys are
>> already looking into?
> If I'm not mistaken, this was fixed as of [1] and the application
> profile database is e.g. currently shipped as part of
> nvidia-graphics-drivers/340.24 as
> /usr/share/nvidia/nvidia-application-profiles-340.24-rc.
> (Also, sorry for the extremely late reply; I've just recently stepped
> in to help maintain the nvidia driver in debian.)
> Regards,
> Vincent
> [1] http://anonscm.debian.org/viewvc/pkg-nvidia?view=revision&revision=4468

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