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Re: [opensuse-factory] Please update NVIDIA repo for TW ..
  • From: Martin Herkt <lachs0r@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 05 Jan 2018 15:03:51 +0100
  • Message-id: <2625488.srtiUEhfKb@sakuya>
On that topic, I’m not sure it’s a good idea to use the long-lived branch for
TW. Not just because of kernel compatibility problems but also because the
short-lived branch tends to get fixes and changes/improvements earlier.
To give a current example: mpv with the Vulkan renderer backend can very
easily stall the entire system due to driver bugs that are not present in the
short-lived branch. Also, the CUDA toolkit currently does not work with the
long-lived branch, but requires a newer version.
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