Upgrade xorg 6.9 to 72

illoai at gmail.com illoai at gmail.com
Tue Jul 31 07:02:04 UTC 2007

On 26/07/07, Adam J Richardson <fatman.uk at gmail.com> wrote:
> Speaking of failing to upgrade Xorg from 6.9 to 7.2, has anyone else
> encountered the error
> configure: error: cannot find GL library - make sure Mesa or other
> OpenGL package is installed
> while building the port "xdriinfo"? I've tried building Mesa 7.0 by hand
> and copying files into the appropriate dirs [following the instructions
> at http://dri.freedesktop.org/wiki/Building], but no luck.
> X seems to work perfectly well without xdriinfo [since this machine's
> way too old for even the most efficient of triangle-pushing games :D ],
> but I hate having a stale dependency in my ports database.
> [Apologies if this was asked already - I haven't read the list for a while.]

I believe (CH3CH2OH and all) that on some installations
you have to manually install graphics/libGL (or graphics/libGLU?)
At least I think (though this was a while ago) I had to do that
on one of my systems.  And then proceed as Norman Mailer.
normal, I mean.


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