glucose and xgl progress

José Fonseca jrfonseca at
Wed Sep 19 04:09:29 PDT 2007

On Wed, 19 Sep 2007 10:20:49 +0000, José Fonseca wrote:
> So the problem is that the dynamic linker is searching
> symbols outside first, which is a recipe for disaster.

Got it: passing RTLD_DEEPBIND to dlopen fixes that.

> This problem is likely to happen only with DRI's libGL (as closed-source
> binary libGL's export different symbols). However DRI drivers were
> supported by Xgl in the past, so this problem should have happened
> before too.

Still I wonder what caused this to happen only now... Perhaps some recent 
changes in or gnu ld.

José Fonseca 

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