Fix nvidia-like ports, help needed
kostikbel at gmail.com
Fri Mar 2 19:21:59 UTC 2012
On Fri, Mar 02, 2012 at 11:10:06AM -0800, Freddie Cash wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 2, 2012 at 11:02 AM, Konstantin Belousov
> <kostikbel at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 02, 2012 at 10:54:46AM -0800, Freddie Cash wrote:
> >> On Fri, Mar 2, 2012 at 10:49 AM, Konstantin Belousov
> >> <kostikbel at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > And yes, I use a script that checks PCI devices on boot and symlinks
> >> > libGL.so.1 and libglx.so to appropriate implementations. The only trouble
> >> > right now is that reinstall of libGL or nvidia driver ports requires
> >> > manual fixing of the .so.
> >> Ah, but splitting the GL bits out into slave ports would fix that. :)
> > No, it moves the moment of problem from mesa/nvidia update to mesa-libGL
> > and nvidia-libGL update. And, libGl.so.1 from Mesa is already in the
> > separate port, FWIW.
> How? Unless the ports include the creation of the symlink (which they
> shouldn't), then there is no problem anymore.
> You install nvidia-gl port, you get libGL-nvidia.so installed.
So nvidia-something port needs to install libGL-nvidia.so.1, and
> You install mesa-gl port, you get libGL-mesa.so installed.
> You run the "alternatives" script to create the symlink (or manually
> create it, or tweak a knob somewhere to create it), and then never
> touch it again.
> Update nvidia-gl port, only libGL-nvidia.so gets updated. The symlink
> doesn't change.
> Update mesa-gl port, only libGL-mesa.so gets updated. The symlink
> doesn't change.
> Where's the problem?
Should I repeat what I said already, or can I just point to my other
The renames of the libGL.so inside the packages are orthohonal to
package splits. The issue is that libGL.so.1 installed by both packages
(graphics/libGL and x11/nvidia-driver). And not that the nvidia-driver
contains some other stuff.
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