Dependency Error - Nvidia/AMD conflict

Asked by Brian on 2014-08-13

Why does python-pyopencl DEPEND on Nvidia proprietary drivers for OpenCL when they conflict with AMD drivers? Not every box this is targeted at will be using Nvidia hardware. OpenCL is *not* nvidia specific, so why doesn't pyopencl support AMD OpenCL **WITHOUT** Nvidia, which would of course brick my desktop environment on reboot? (OpenCL conflicts are a fact, try switching back and forth between ATI & nVidia GPU's a few times, you'll see it gets dirty).

Frankly, this dependency feels like a massive oversight for anybody running AMD hardware.

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I suggest you report a bug

Manfred Hampl (m-hampl) said : #2

Please provide the output of

uname -a
lsb_release -a
apt-cache policy python-pyopencl
apt-cache depends python-pyopencl

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