[PATCH 1/2 F][SRU][L-R-M] UBUNTU: [packaging] drop nvidia-kernel-common dependency from the ABI metas

Alberto Milone alberto.milone at canonical.com
Wed Jul 1 14:19:48 UTC 2020

On Wed, 1 Jul 2020 at 15:44, Stefan Bader <stefan.bader at canonical.com>

> On 01.07.20 15:32, Alberto Milone wrote:
> > The security update moved the nvidia-kernel-common dependency to the
> > metapackages to the main metapackages. In the case of Focal, though,
> while I
> > added the dependency to the main meta packages, I forgot to remove it
> from the
> > -ABI packages. This patchset also addresses that, since we only need the
> > dependency in one place.
> Oh ok, so technically this is completely independent of the new drivers
> addition. So we probably should add this as info to the commit message.
> And maybe some note about the additional driver meta. Maybe I am
> notoriously
> misreading this but the -server pkgs do not seem to depend on common, or
> so they?
They still depend on common, even though it's a variable now (e.g.
"${nvk:nvidia-440-server}", etc.) that is filled out by the debian rules
file, instead of writing nvidia-kernel-common-440, etc manually.

Alberto Milone
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