[aur-general] NVIDIA drivers

Rob Til Freedmen rob.til.freedman at gmail.com
Fri Jan 25 19:07:21 EST 2013

On Fri, Jan 25, 2013 at 11:43 PM, Oon-Ee Ng <ngoonee.talk at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Jan 26, 2013 6:10 AM, "Rob Til Freedmen" <rob.til.freedman at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> There is a dependency in nvidia/PKGBUILD which is totally wrong
>> depends=( [...] "nvidia-utils=${pkgver}")
>> It leads to a circular dependency at ***build*** time and isn't really
> needed
>> at run time for nvidia to work.
>> depends=( [...] "nvidia-utils") should be enough to pull it in when
>> installing/updating
>> I've reported it last year but didn't got any response from the
> maintainer.
> Have you tried installing different versions of nvidia-utils and nvidia?
> There's a reason for that versions dependency.

Do you mean something like nvidia-3xx and nvidia-utils-295?
For what reason would you want it?

Or do you mean nvidia-3xx/nvidia-utils-3xx and also nvidia-295/nvidia-utils-295?
How would it possible works?

Or do you think there are two different versions with the same name
but different versions?

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