[pkg-nvidia-devel] r1290 - in /packages/nvidia-graphics-drivers/trunk/debian: changelog control nvidia-kernel-dkms.lintian-overrides.in
rra at debian.org
Sun Jul 4 17:42:14 UTC 2010
Andreas Beckmann <debian at abeckmann.de> writes:
> That's not clear from the description lintian outputs:
> N: The package declares a relationship with itself. This is not very
> N: useful, except in the case of a package Conflicting with itself,
> if its
> N: package name doubles as a virtual package.
> I read this as "It's OK to have a Provides: self to create a virtual
> package 'self'", not as "It's not neccessary to add a Provides: self in
> order to create the virtual package 'self'" (for a matching real package
> 'self 1.2-3').
Yeah, it should mention Provides explicitly.
> On the other hand, I also like to have the virtual package explicit in
> n-g-d to minimize the diff in n-g-d-legacy-*
I figured that was the motivation. I'm okay with that, particularly since
you're doing all the package synchronization work -- whatever makes that
easier for you seems fine to me when it's just a minor thing like this.
Russ Allbery (rra at debian.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
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