nvidia-driver/stretch-backports effectively uninstallable?

Andreas Beckmann anbe at debian.org
Wed Apr 25 13:31:09 BST 2018

On 2018-04-24 22:27, Felix Geyer wrote:
> It seems nvidia-driver from stretch-backports is effectively uninstallable
> if one of the lib*-mesa packages is present.
> Steps to reproduce:
> * Minimal stretch chroot
> * apt install libqt5gui5 (or anything else that depends on libegl1-mesa)
> * apt install -t stretch-backports nvidia-driver

It should work better if you start with nvidia-driver from stretch
(without backports).

> I'm wondering how the libglvnd backport is supposed to work given that all
> its binary packages conflict with the lib*-mesa counterparts.

No clue ...


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