[aur-general] Building polly-b-gone

SanskritFritz sanskritfritz at gmail.com
Mon Dec 10 16:34:47 EST 2012

On Thu, Dec 6, 2012 at 1:30 PM,  <alexander.r at gmx.com> wrote:
>> please comment on my hack to symlink libGLEW.so
> Please do not do such thing. If binary version of package depends on
> outdated version of library, rebuild this package from source. If source
> version of package is incompatible with newer version of library, patch
> it or link it statically with older version of library.
>> and on demonicmaniac's comment about adding -lGLU to
>> LDFLAGS in the makefile. I searched google about -lGLU and understand
>> that it would be needed for OpenGL usage. But the game builds and runs
>> fine here without that flag, so why should I patch the makefile?
> If it worked earlier, it should continue to work without additional
> hacks. If it is linked against GLU, add "glu" to package dependencies.

Well, patching the makefile with -lGLU solved the problem, no need to
symlink libGLEW anymore. Can you please explain the reason?

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