Bug#885709: nvidia-settings: libgtk{2,3} dependencies need updating

Andreas Beckmann anbe at debian.org
Fri Jan 12 00:45:04 UTC 2018

On 2017-12-29 13:23, Graham Inggs wrote:
> While finally trying to backport this change [1] into Ubuntu's
> packaging, I noticed, at least since the upload of gtk+2.0 2.24.31-1,
> that nvidia-settings now depends on libgtk2.0-0 (>= 2.24.31) and the
> regex in the override_dh_gencontrol target of debian/rules no longer
> works.

I don't see such behavior in sid on amd64/i386/armhf - is this specific
to Ubuntu?

The most generic solution would probably be to split nvidia-settings
into three packages: nvidia-settings, libnvidia-gtk2, libnvidia-gtk3
and drop any gtk dependency magic we currently have.


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