[patch] Use dlsym instead of glXGetProcAddress in xdriinfo
hch at lst.de
Tue Nov 22 13:28:11 PST 2005
On Tue, Nov 22, 2005 at 09:37:35AM -0800, Eric Anholt wrote:
> Because someone builds and installs Xorg, then installs the nvidia
> driver, then goes to upgrade Xorg at a later date, and the build of the
> apps (since we've got the monolithic build split into apps, libs,
> servers) fails. This won't even go away with modular since we'd still
> expect xdriinfo to be built and installed by an xorg metapackage.
> The alternative would be for the user to set a flag telling the
> metapackage that they've got nvidia installed so don't build xdriinfo.
> That's not very nice.
Umm, so they shouldn'tg install nvidias libGL. The modular X clearly
depends on mesa as libGL. Maybe this problem should be documented more
cleanly so people are aware what mess they cause by blindly installing
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