[Slackbuilds-users] minor nvidia-driver typographical error fix

King Beowulf kingbeowulf at gmail.com
Wed Jul 12 04:09:11 UTC 2017

On 07/10/2017 06:47 AM, Willy Sudiarto Raharjo wrote:
>> Can you also fix the following typos?
>> The README for nvidia-driver.SlackBuild states :
>> GLVND GLX client libraries are noe the default. If these cause any
>> compatibility issues with older GLX sofware, either upgrade your software
>> or try:
>>   GLNVD="no" ./nvidia-driver.SlackBuild
>> The first typo is in the first sentence. It should be 'now' instead of
>> 'noe'.
>> The second typo is in the example. It should be GLVND instead of GLNVD.
>> I realized this when I copied and pasted the example and ended up
>> building unwanted libraries
> Hi
> I applied this on a separate branch, nvidia-fix including a patch from
> Mario and also from Ed himself.
> Can you all please review the changes and if there's more, let me know
> and i will merge them in this branch before it all goes merged into
> master for next public update.

Looks good so far.  Here is a clarification to the README pointed out by
a user.  It was obvious to me that anything that access CUDA will need
this, but might as well spell it out.

diff --git a/system/nvidia-driver/README b/system/nvidia-driver/README
index 2be9e29..f2dbaf6 100644
--- a/system/nvidia-driver/README
+++ b/system/nvidia-driver/README
@@ -14,8 +14,8 @@ Several useful utilities are included:
nvidia-xsettings, nvidia-smi, and
 nvidia-settings.  Please refer to the Nvidia documentation and man pages
 for details and usage.

-For CUDA/OpenCL to work after reboot, you might need to include the
-following line in your /etc/rc.d/rc.local:
+For CUDA/OpenCL to work after reboot, and for utilites such as nvidia-smi,
+you might need to include the following line in your /etc/rc.d/rc.local:
 # Create missing nvidia device nodes after reboot
 /usr/bin/nvidia-modprobe -c 0 -u

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