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Re: [opensuse-factory] Plans and Issues for ATI fglrx Driver for11.2?
  • From: Greg KH <gregkh@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2009 10:25:33 -0700
  • Message-id: <20090626172533.GA17674@xxxxxxx>
On Fri, Jun 26, 2009 at 07:14:57PM +0200, Stefan Dirsch wrote:
On Fri, Jun 26, 2009 at 09:19:33AM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
On Fri, Jun 26, 2009 at 02:15:01PM +0200, Dominique Leuenberger wrote:
On 6/26/2009 at 12:19, Stefan Dirsch <sndirsch@xxxxxxx> wrote:
On Fri, Jun 26, 2009 at 11:37:40AM +0200, Dominique Leuenberger wrote:
Stefan, any good ideas on how we can achieve this to be 'more
automatic' than it is now? Maybe integrating the 'fetch.sh' logic
inside the spec file?

Where is the issue? If you link to openSUSE.org:X11:Drivers:Video,
just add the 'real' blobs to the package of your local OBS.


I'd have preferred a 'single point of change' for the entire thing.
Like this I have to grab the pkg file whenever there is an update for
example. but do-able.. I'll give it a try. Will have to analyze the
spec file how much it likes having the two different pkg.run for 64bit
and 32bit.

I'll gladly offer my server for building the RPMs and I can host them
on my
Better forget about factory. The kABI changes all the time. Or do you
want to host the kernel RPMs as well, so these get updated at the same
time? Providing these for 10.3, 11.0 and 11.1 would be sufficient.

As I'm following Factory myself closely (have it running on 2
systems.. compared to 11.1 only one 1) I was thinking of having the
KMPs too on the server. (Greg, please don't shoot!)

Remember, you can not redistribute these packages, so you better not
make them public for anyone else to get :)

What you do on your own systems is up to you.

So you're going to sue Dominique if he does?

If he redistributes the prebuilt nvidia driver, I will take the same
action that I have taken against other individuals and companies that
distribute such a thing in the past.

Knowingly ignoring someone who violates your copyright doesn't look good
if you wish to do future enforcement of your copyright. Or so says my
lawyers...

thanks,

greg k-h
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