Accepted xorg-server 1:1.0.2-9ubuntu3 (source)

Pavel Rojtberg pavel at
Wed Jul 12 19:33:49 BST 2006

Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 12, 2006 at 11:09:14AM -0700, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 12, 2006 at 02:58:48PM -0300, Rodrigo Parra Novo wrote:
>>>    This should be sufficient for the transiation to happen succesfully,
>>> no?
>> A user who has xserver-xorg-driver-all or xserver-xorg-driver-* installed
>> needs to be migrated to the new packages.  This means creating otherwise
>> empty packages with the old names which depend on the new packages, e.g.:
>> xserver-xorg-driver-all Depends: xserver-xorg-video-all
>> xserver-xorg-driver-ati Depends: xserver-xorg-video-ati
>> ...
>> etc.
> Never mind; I missed that xserver-xorg-core depends on -video-all.  I
> thought the split had allowed users to install a subset of drivers, but I'm
> glad that it didn't. :-)
in dapper xsever-xorg-core depends on xserver-xorg which in turns 
depends on xserver-xorg-driver-all _OR_ xserver-xorg-driver.
And the latter is being provided by several drivers like fglrx or ati 
and thus actually allows users to select only a subset of drivers.


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