[ubuntu-x] RFC: Naming scheme for -nvidia

Timo Aaltonen tjaalton at cc.hut.fi
Tue Jun 30 07:18:32 BST 2009

On Mon, 29 Jun 2009, Bryce Harrington wrote:

> So, I'd like to propose we modify the naming scheme for nvidia drivers.
> Legacy drivers would be named the same as before,
> nvidia-graphics-drivers-96 and nvidia-graphics-drivers-173.  But the
> active driver should be named something static, like
> nvidia-graphics-drivers-new or whatever (I'm open to better names).
> How do you guys feel about this approach?

ACK. But what about just naming the source package as 
'nvidia-graphics-drivers'? Unless someone can think of a postfix which 
won't be obsolete the day the distro is released :)

Timo Aaltonen
Systems Specialist
IT Services, Helsinki University of Technology

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