Skype on FreeBSD / amd64 - what's the trick?
obrien at freebsd.org
Mon Jan 2 20:02:11 PST 2006
On Mon, Jan 02, 2006 at 11:14:10PM +0100, Arno J. Klaassen wrote:
> Fernando Schapachnik <fernando at schapachnik.com.ar> writes:
> > En un mensaje anterior, Torfinn Ingolfsen escribió:
> > > I tried to install Skype on my amd64 machine, running FreeBSD
> > > 6.0-stable:
> > > It seems that the port net/skype depends on graphics/linux_dri, but the
> > > latter (linux_dri) is i386 only.
> > > So, what's the trick to get Skype installed on amd64?
> > If you have a 32-bit linux environment in place, just comment the
> > i386 only line of the linux_dri Makefile. It worked for me and skype
> > works fine.
> there seem to be serious problems on many configurations with linux_dri
> on amd64;
> I just made a symlink libGL.so.1 -> libX11.so.6
> in /compat/linux/usr/X11R6/lib; this make Skype happy (which
> does not seem to need reel GL functionality, just a valid libGL.so.1
> to start-up) and prevents my linux-apps which really use GL to bomb.
> My $0.02
Patch to /usr/ports anyone? :-)
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