skype problem with fc10 and worldofgoo-demo

Alexey Dokuchaev danfe at
Tue Sep 15 14:04:46 UTC 2009

On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 06:03:52PM +0400, Boris Samorodov wrote:
> Alexey Dokuchaev <danfe at> writes:
> > Typically, there are two major providers of libGL (both native and Linux
> > flavors): linux-*-dri ports *or* nvidia-driver, depending on what gfx card
> > you have).  Now the problem here that linux-*-dri ports install *both*
> It's not a problem. It's a feature. ;-)
> > libGL and libGLU, while nvidia-driver installs just libGL (which is
> > perfectly fine, since only libGL must directly interact with hardware
> > via kernel module, for example).  Recently bsam@ committed linux-f10-libGLU
> > port with allowed me to port WorldOfGoo; previously, it was impossible
> > without ugly hacks, since I use nVidia card + drivers, which conflict
> > with linux-*-dri (the latter was the only provider of libGL for f10 until
> > recently).
> >
> > Ideally, any port that needs libGL and/or libGLU should depend on libGLU
> > *and* either libGL *or* nvidia-driver.  Ports that depend on linux-*-dri
> > to get these libs are very likely to drag conflicts sooner or later
> > (this is especially true for nVidia cards owners).
> >
> > Perhaps Boris can shed more light on the subject.
> I've just emailed a patch for games/linux-worldofgoo-demo. Many other

Yes, thanks!  I somehow managed to miss libGL dep completely, my fault.

> ports which need linux libGL/libGLU (either for nvidia or not) use
> those checks. It seems to work fine for other ports and should fix
> the case here. All conflicts seems to be dealt by that check either.
> Am I missing something?

Not that I see any obvious pitfalls, but it will become more clear once
the dust settles.


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