outdated nvidia drivers in the repository are a serious problem

Sandis Neilands sandisn at gmail.com
Thu Jan 5 15:07:59 GMT 2006

On Thursday 05 January 2006 05:05, Daniel Stone wrote:
> Black boxes are no good.  Versions of the nVidia driver which add PCI
> IDs for the very, very top of the line card, and spectacularly break the
> far more commmon cards -- which happens a fair bit -- are not
> interesting in terms of stable release.

There are already nvidia-glx and nvidia-glx-legacy in repository. So why not 
add nvidia-glx-current and rename nvidia-glx to nvidia-glx-stable? And IMO 
proprietary software is black box no matter how much you have tested it.


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