legacy-304xx hardware check in libgl1-nvidia-glx.preinst

Andreas Beckmann anbe at debian.org
Mon Oct 6 15:56:18 UTC 2014

On 2014-10-06 10:51, Vincent Cheng wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 5, 2014 at 10:11 AM, Andreas Beckmann <anbe at debian.org> wrote:
>> I finally ported the legacy hardware check from fglrx-driver to
>> nvidia-driver, too. It builds, but beyond that it is completely untested :-)

> I haven't tested this yet either, but it looks sane to me.

I made a few quick tests installing/upgrading the package in a pbuilder
chroot with (and without) adding my gpu to the obsolete ones. Didn't
explode so far :-)

> Any objections with uploading 340.46-1 right now? I think the best way
> to test this with the freeze in less than a month is to just upload it
> to sid ASAP.


You don't need to mark your uploads as "Team Upload" if you are in

Regarding upstream changelog entries: changes that solely concern
nvidia-installer are dropped, changes that are for exclusively for a
separately packaged program should only go to the other package.
(Changes concerning the NV X extension should go to both n-g-d and

I recently redid my script to import the module source portion
(excluding blob) and upstream changelog into git, that makes diffing for
upstream changelog changes and conftest.sh updates quite easy. Now I
just need to make a new repository in alioth and push it there.

I'm at a conference this week, so may have even less time :-)


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