[arch-dev-public] Proposal to change the nvidia-utils package to allow for better bumblebee integration

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Thu Mar 14 05:03:56 EDT 2013

Am 14.03.2013 02:59, schrieb Sven-Hendrik Haase:
> On 13.03.2013 22:15, Laurent Carlier wrote:
>> Le mercredi 13 mars 2013 06:18:15 Sven-Hendrik Haase a écrit :
>>> I propose a change to the nvidia-utils that is as follows:
>>> 1. Move all libs to /usr/lib/nvidia
>>> 2. Create nvidia-utils-helper package that only adds a
>>> /etc/ld.so.conf.d/nvidia file containing "/usr/lib/nvidia"
>>> 3. make nvidia-utils depend on nvidia-utils-helper
>> 1. package nvidia-utils without libGL.so and libGL.so.1 symlinks
>> 2. package nvidia-libgl with these symlinks.
>> 3. the package bumblebee could provide a /usr/lib/bumblebee that provide
>> libGL.so and libGL.so. symlinks and conflicts with nvidia-libgl
> Shouldn't libglx.so go into that package as well? But then it wouldn't
> be correct to call it nvidia-libgl anymore. I like the symlink idea.

mesa-libgl looks exactly the same.

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