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Re: conglomeration packages (Re: Will nvidia-graphics-drivers ever transition to testing?)

Le May 15, 2008 09:55:40 am Lennart Sorensen, vous avez écrit :
> On Wed, May 14, 2008 at 08:13:53PM -0400, Filipus Klutiero wrote:
> > Your second parenthesis is wrong. Just like LKM-s when the stock kernels'
> > ABINAME is bumped, applications need to be rebuilt when the ABI of one of
> > the libraries they link to changes in a way which is not
> > backwards-compatible. You can check
> > http://wiki.debian.org/OngoingTransitions for examples of library
> > transitions.
> The old libraries don't go away right away though.  With the kernel you
> can only be running one at a time, so you have to recompile the modules
> to make them work.
I don't see your point.

> libraries also change ABI versions a lot less often 
> than the kernel changes.
We were talking about nvidia-graphics-drivers. Prebuilt nvidia LKM packages 
are already built by dedicated source packages.

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