[aur-general] nvidia-ice needs to be updated

Oon-Ee Ng ngoonee.talk at gmail.com
Thu Oct 25 10:03:59 EDT 2012

Getting a bit off-topic here, but if it regularly needs patching take
a look at the example patch given with nvidia-beta-all (PKGBUILD
includes logic to include arbitrary patches if the names match from
the srcdir).

On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 9:24 PM, Cian Mc Govern <cian at cianmcgovern.com> wrote:
> Didn't know it existed :) I've adapted the nvidia-all package:
> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=32908 and updated it for
> 304.60. I used your PKGBUILD from the nvidia-beta-all package but
> changed it slightly so that it doesn't build the module for the
> linux-mainline kernel. I'm currently maintaining the nvidia-mainline
> package and I think it's better to keep them seperate as the
> nvidia-mainline package regularly needs patching to compile against
> the mainline kernel.
> On 25 October 2012 01:38, Oon-Ee Ng <ngoonee.talk at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Shameless plug - why not just use nvidia-all (or nvidia-beta-all if
>> that floats your boat). nvidea-X packages, where X is some custom
>> kernel, tend to have very low usage since usage of X kernel to begin
>> with is pretty low, and nvidia-X usage must be a subset of that.
>> On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 5:03 AM, Cian Mc Govern <cian at cianmcgovern.com> wrote:
>>> No, I'll send the maintainer an email now. I didn't think there would
>>> be any need seeing as it hasn't been updated in over a year.
>>> On 24 October 2012 22:00, Alexandre Ferrando <alferpal at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> On 24 October 2012 22:47, Cian Mc Govern <cian at cianmcgovern.com> wrote:
>>>>> The nvidia-ice package: https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=15441 hasn't
>>>>> been updated in over a year. Can the powers at be transfer the maintenance
>>>>> of the package over to me? My username is cian1500ww.
>>>>> Thanks.
>>>> Have you contacted the maintainer over e-mail and waited two weeks for
>>>> response? If yes, ask for orphaning the package. If not, contact him.
>>>> Trusted Users can't just transfer maintenance of one package from one
>>>> person to another.
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