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Re: review request for the debconf templates used by the nvidia graphics driver [non-free]

Hi Justin,

thanks for all your comments.

On 2012-07-10 15:13, Justin B Rye wrote:
>> Template: nvidia-support/needs-xorg-conf-to-enable
>> Type: note
> Debconf notes are of course deprecated, though then again so are

Didn't know that. And lintian didn't tell me :-)

> non-free drivers, so maybe they deserve one another.  Would it be
> possible to just put this warning in the package description?

That is an option ... although people probably don't read descriptions
like they don't read the README, and instead report

>> Template: nvidia-support/removed-but-enabled-in-xorg-conf
> No extra complaints other than the standard one for "Type: note";
> could this one perhaps be promoted to "Type: error"?

OK, sounds reasonable as it will break X if no action is taken.

> (I would say "the only option"; less logical but more idiomatic.)
or "the best option" ... (Re Jonathan's comment)

> The approach I've taken above is to say that it's the "Nvidia
> Corporation" and "Nvidia driver" (brandnames) but "nvidia-installer"
> and "nvidia kernel module" (verbatim strings).



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