graphics/libglut busted?

Eric Anholt eta at
Tue Sep 28 20:06:01 PDT 2004

On Tue, 2004-09-28 at 17:11, Daniel O'Connor wrote:
> I have this _weird_ compiler error with libglut..
> midget# make
> ===>  Vulnerability check disabled
> ===>  Extracting for libglut-6.0.1
> >> Checksum OK for MesaDemos-6.0.1.tar.bz2.
> ===>  Patching for libglut-6.0.1
> /bin/cp /usr/ports/graphics/libglut/files/Makefile /tmp/work/usr/ports/graphics/libglut/work/Mesa-6.0.1/src/glut/glx/
> ===>   libglut-6.0.1 depends on shared library: X11.6 - found
> ===>  Configuring for libglut-6.0.1
> ===>  Building for libglut-6.0.1
> Warning: Object directory not changed from original /usr/tmp/work/usr/ports/graphics/libglut/work/Mesa-6.0.1/src/glut/glx
> cc -O -pipe   -I../../../include -I/usr/X11R6/include  -c glut_win.c -o glut_win.o
> cc -O -pipe   -I../../../include -I/usr/X11R6/include  -c glut_winmisc.c -o glut_winmisc.o
> cc -O -pipe   -I../../../include -I/usr/X11R6/include  -c layerutil.c -o layerutil.o
> building static glut library
> ranlib libglut.a
> cc -fpic -DPIC -O -pipe   -I../../../include -I/usr/X11R6/include  -c glut_8x13.c -o glut_8x13.So
> /usr/libexec/elf/ld: cannot find -lGL
> *** Error code 1
> Why the heck is it looking for GL anyway? :(

I seem to recall this issue being related to the nvidia binary driver
being installed.  No clue why, and it would be neat if someone figured
out why.

Eric Anholt                                eta at          anholt at

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