nks-history.git (was: Re: legacy-304xx hardware check in libgl1-nvidia-glx.preinst)

Vincent Cheng vcheng at debian.org
Sat Oct 18 06:07:39 UTC 2014

Hi Andreas,

On Mon, Oct 13, 2014 at 4:02 AM, Andreas Beckmann <anbe at debian.org> wrote:
> On 2014-10-07 05:13, Vincent Cheng wrote:
>>> 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.
> currently pushing to nks-history.git ... once that is there I'll add a
> README with setup+usage instructions (if you want to push things there)

Thanks! Yeah, a brief README to cover what's inside the scripts
branch, and maybe describing your intended workflow, would be

> BTW, you beat me with your module upload by minutes :-) I hadn't even
> pushed my previous upload, but I have merged + pushed the two now.

Ah, so I suppose that was why I was seeing ftp 553 "Could not create
file" errors when I was uploading that. It had me scratching my head
for a bit before I decided to just dcut my module upload and re-upload
everything, heh. :)


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