Re: Package xserver-xorg-core and Nvidia
Am Mittwoch, 21. November 2007 schrieb Nicolas:
> You can make it yourself!
> Get the package:
> apt-get -d xserver-xorg-core
> Create a directory to unpack that package:
> mkdir /path/to/a/directory (example /tmp/xserver)
> cd /tmp/xserver/
> dpkg -e xserver-xorg-coreXXXX
> dpkg -x xserver-xorg-coreXXXX /tmp/xserver
> cd /tmp/xserver/DEBIAN
> Edit the control file and on the line beginning by Depends remove
> nvidia-glx Save the file.
> cd /tmp
> dpkg-deb -b xserver
> It will create a new package xserver.deb that you can install.
> Hope it helps
> On Nov 21, 2007 7:47 PM, Hans-J. Ullrich <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Dear maintainers,
> > it is not possible, to install the newest xorg-version without upgrading
> > to a
> > newer version of nvidia-glx. Yes, I know, this is because xorg 7.3 is
> > using a
> > new ABI for Nvidias new binary part and you need xorg7.3 for the newer
> > drivers.
> > But because of these dependencies, I have to get the newer version og
> > Nvidias
> > driver, which let freeze my system (reason is the binary closed source
> > part
> > of the package nvidia-glx)
> > So it would be nice, if you could create a package "xserver-xorg-core"
> > without the dependencies to nvidia-glx. So I can update to a newer
> > version of
> > xorg and keep my older Nvidia driver.
> > Best regards
> > Hans
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yes, this helps a lot, thanks !
But it would not help, using apt-get dist-upgrade
(although I can use aptitude and set the package on hold)
If so, I have to do this every time, a new version is coming out.
I hope, the maintainers will change it though.