Bug#659440: ITP: primus -- Low-overhead client-side GPU offloading
On Thu, Jan 3, 2013 at 1:30 PM, Aron Xu <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hi Cheng,
> On Sun, Dec 30, 2012 at 6:11 PM, Vincent Cheng <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> I just wanted to chip in and share the work I've done on primus'
>> packaging, since there aren't any readily-available .debs (or a
>> repository) for primus on Debian (at least, I haven't found any yet).
>> The packaging is definitely a work-in-progress, but IMHO primus itself
>> is pretty mature, and the only regression it has compared to
>> optirun/VirtualGL (that I've found) is that it doesn't seem to work
>> with nvidia-settings (a few games that I have which crash using
>> primusrun also crash with optirun, so no loss there).
>> (or a direct link to the .dsc:
> I haven't tried your package yet, but I invite you to help me maintain
> this package. There are many things on my plate already and it would
> be good to work with you, ;-)
> I plan to work on packaging/uploading bumblebee after 9th this month,
> it's not so urgent as bbswitch is still in NEW. Again, help is
I'd be glad to help out and co-maintain bumblebee and co. with you
(and that goes for everyone who's following along with this bug
report). I've just gotten commit access for pkg-nvidia's repositories
and will upload the work I've done on primus later tonight.