[ANNOUNCE] Deprecation of xf86-video-nv

Matt Turner mattst88 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 30 19:33:01 PDT 2010

On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 5:31 AM, Piotr Gluszenia Slawinski
<curious at bwv190.internetdsl.tpnet.pl> wrote:
> well, and that is what i'm complaining about...
> mind you glibc will not be always binary compatible either across
> it's own versions  - same
> as libc5 to glibc ("libc6") transition occured ad some point...

libc5 wasn't even glibc. It was the Linux libc. Read the glibc
wikipedia article.

> this limits nvidia driver usage to specific libc implementation,
> with specific version.

glibc is kind of the de facto libc. What do you expect here? Them not
to link to the C library? Provide a second binary linking against
uclibc? And what then about all the other libc's?


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