feature/skia merged to master - compile failure for Ubuntu 16.04

Chris Sherlock chris.sherlock79 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 29 05:56:10 UTC 2019

On 29 Nov 2019, at 2:47 pm, Justin Luth <justin_luth at sil.org> wrote:
> On Ubuntu 16.04 I needed to add --disable-skia (which let the build proceed) because I was getting the following error:
> /usr/bin/ld.gold: error: cannot find -lGLX
> collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status
> git/libreoffice/external/skia/Library_skia.mk:10: recipe for target 'git/libreoffice/instdir/program/libskialo.so' failed
> make[1]: *** [git/libreoffice/instdir/program/libskialo.so] Error 1
> ld.gold --version
> GNU gold (GNU Binutils for Ubuntu 2.28) 1.14
> I didn't find any reference to this error in a google search, or in the skia build notes, so I'm not sure what is missing in order to get this to compile on 16.04. Any ideas? I'm assuming that libglx0 (available on 18.04) is what lets it work there, but there does not seem to be a libglx0 for 16.04.
> Thanks,
> Justin

Have you tried libgl1-mesa-glx ?


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