skype problem with fc10 and worldofgoo-demo

Jeremy Messenger mezz7 at
Wed Sep 16 03:36:59 UTC 2009

On Tue, 15 Sep 2009 09:03:52 -0500, Boris Samorodov <bsam at> 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
> 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?

Isn't it better to fix in Mk/bsd.linux*.mk rather than try to fix all  
other ports?


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