#1 Complaint about Ubuntu: Updates break things

Sam Tygier samtygier at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Dec 19 23:27:42 GMT 2008

Bryce Harrington wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 19, 2008 at 03:09:01PM -0500, Cody A.W. Somerville wrote:
>> For example, I remember one time an update to the nvidia binary blob drivers
>> caused the xserver to fail to start in certain cases. It didn't affect the
>> *right* people or *enough* people for it to get the attention it
>> deserved.
> When did this happen?  I cannot recall ever seeing a binary X driver
> update accepted by the SRU team.

could that be the X update that cause X to fail for many intel users back in ~2006 (i think). that led to the introduction of the proposed repos (or at least the introduction of the proposed repo was closely correlated in time).


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