[arch-dev-public] [Warning] Don't build openGL apps against fglrx-utils' libGL.so

Tobias Powalowski t.powa at gmx.de
Wed Nov 21 08:51:09 EST 2007

Am Mittwoch, 21. November 2007 schrieb Thomas Bächler:
> Jan de Groot schrieb:
> >> Thus, to ensure compatibility with nvidia users, only build OpenGL
> >> applications in environments where libgl or nvidia-utils is installed.
> >
> > Can't we do the magic binary sed trick to get it replaced with
> > libGL.so.1\0\0 in fglrx-utils libGL.so?
> I guess we could, but are we allowed to? Anyway, in a clean build chroot
> with libgl installed, this is not a problem.

I think the problem was that my chroot dropped in fglrx-utils because pacman 
chooses to install the first packages that matches with libgl, which is 
unfortunately fglrx-utils :(


Tobias Powalowski
Archlinux Developer & Package Maintainer (tpowa)
tpowa at archlinux.org
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