Subject: Re: Package for NVidia drivers
To: Quentin Garnier <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/07/2004 18:35:40
On Sat, 7 Feb 2004, Quentin Garnier wrote:
> Maybe I should just install the XFree86 driver "somewhere" and then add a
> MESSAGE file to tell the user to add the ad-hoc path in the Files section
> of XF86Config.

Sounds ok, or create a symlink into the right place.

> There is also the issue of overwriting and friends inside the
> XFree86 distribution (in order to have things such as glxgears working
> directly), but it should be possible to use an INSTALL/DEINSTALL script to
> make backups of the overwritten files and restore them afterwards.


BTW, is this for accelerated X on NetBSD?

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>