Date: Sun, 09 Jan 2022 05:11:23 UTC
https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=258264 --- Comment #4 from Graham Perrin <email@example.com> --- (In reply to Danilo G. Baio from comment #3) A few thoughts. From <https://docs.freebsd.org/en/books/porters-handbook/pkg-files/index.html#porting-message>: > pkg-message must contain only information that is vital to setup and > operation on FreeBSD, and that is unique to the port in question. <https://www.freshports.org/x11/nvidia-driver/#message> there's a paragraph across eight lines about linux_enable="YES", which is not unique to any driver for NVIDIA. Instead, consider a more concise reference to: <https://docs.freebsd.org/en/books/handbook/linuxemu/#linuxemu-lbc-install> The installed README (from NVIDIA) is thorough, however more than sixty-two thousand words on a single page is probably a turn-off for a significant proportion of users. Moreover, it's better to have sight of a README prior to installation. Paginated HTML e.g. (for the currently ported version) <https://http.download.nvidia.com/XFree86/FreeBSD-x86_64/470.86/README/> is more user-friendly. The FreeBSD Handbook might usefully refer to <https://www.nvidia.com/en-us/drivers/unix/> with hints: * to scroll down to the FreeBSD x64 section to find what's closest to the currently ported version * to then find the README under ADDITIONAL INFORMATION; and to _not_ download the driver from NVIDIA's site if the intention is to install the port – NVIDIA drivers in the FreeBSD ports collection benefit from specialist maintainance. (Words to that effect.) Thanks -- You are receiving this mail because: You are the assignee for the bug.