[arch-dev-public] fglrx-utils preferred over libgl-dri

Jan de Groot jan at jgc.homeip.net
Thu Sep 27 10:01:56 EDT 2007

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> Van: arch-dev-public-bounces at archlinux.org [mailto:arch-dev-public-
> bounces at archlinux.org] Namens Alexander Baldeck
> Verzonden: donderdag 27 september 2007 15:59
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> Onderwerp: [arch-dev-public] fglrx-utils preferred over libgl-dri
> Hey all,
> I was just about to upgrade oxine and it used to only depend on
> xine-lib. xine-lib pulls a great deal of xorg stuff but then one
> strange
> thing happened. pacman felt like fglrx-utils would be the right package
> to pull to fulfill the requirement of 'libgl' on the system.
> Now I would like to not have that, what would happen if I were to go
> and
> change pkgname of libgl-dri to just libgl since Jan dropped libgl-mesa
> long ago? Pacman should prefer the real pkgname over provides, right?

Go for it. Since pacman installs the first lib it can find in the provides
if the real lib isn't found, it always defaults to fglrx, or whatever is in
testing when you use that one.

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