Bug#819042: nvidia-graphics-drivers: Package uninstallable using unstable
Eric.Valette at Free.fr
Thu Mar 24 15:00:39 UTC 2016
On 03/24/2016 03:51 PM, Luca Boccassi wrote:
> On 23 March 2016 at 07:59, Eric Valette <eric.valette at free.fr> wrote:
> Hi Eric,
> We have an upload with new binaries stuck in the NEW queue for a month
> now: https://ftp-master.debian.org/new/nvidia-graphics-drivers_355.11-3.html
> Until this gets in, we can't move on unfortunately.
I know, but the problem is elsewhere : even if approved, this package
cannot be installed on unstable + experimental because of video ABI
dependency first and the fact that this upstream package is really
incompatble with current unstable xorg video ABI. I started it manaully
with -ignoreABI flags and it just crashed almost immediately so it is
not only a matter of rebuilding the debian dependencies....
> Please use the 352 series that's available in unstable - experimental
> will keep being wild for a while, as there are many new binary
> packages as a result of upstream changes (libglvnd etc).
I do but I cannot test anything newer because of the original choice of
selecting an outdated driver version...
I think you should first package a version that supports the actual
unstable video ABI....
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