Bug#908568: nvidia-driver: build error
vincent at vinc17.net
Tue Sep 11 11:31:40 BST 2018
On 2018-09-11 11:17:18 +0100, Luca Boccassi wrote:
> On Tue, 2018-09-11 at 12:10 +0200, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> > On 2018-09-11 10:47:39 +0100, Luca Boccassi wrote:
> > > On Tue, 2018-09-11 at 11:25 +0200, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> > > > Package: nvidia-driver
> > > > Version: 390.87-1
> > > > Severity: grave
> > > > Justification: renders package unusable
> > > >
> > > > I get the following error:
> > >
> > > Why do you have the stretch kernel on buster/sid?
> > Yes, this is what seems to give the error:
> > Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 4.9.0-8-amd64
> > (x86_64)
> Yes, I can see that - the question was why do you have that kernel from
> stretch on buster?
I'm not normally using it. I mainly have it as a fallback, just
in case a sid kernel fails. Possibly also for testing.
> The compilers must match or the modules can break, that's why that was
Even with just a differing *minor* version? Note that since GCC 5,
an update of the minor version should just be bug fixes:
If the minor version really matters, why Debian doesn't ship different
packages, such as gcc-6.3 and gcc-6.4?
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