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

Vincent Cheng vcheng at debian.org
Tue Oct 7 03:13:25 UTC 2014

On Mon, Oct 6, 2014 at 8:56 AM, Andreas Beckmann <anbe at debian.org> wrote:

>> 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.
> Go!

Uploading as we speak :)

> You don't need to mark your uploads as "Team Upload" if you are in
> Uploaders.
> 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
> nvidia-settings).

Ack, I'll keep this in mind for future changelogs.

> 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.

Thanks, that would indeed be very helpful! As of now I'm still
convinced that the conftest.sh updates are the most error-prone part
to packaging and updating the nvidia driver.


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