[Bf-committers] Static linux version, drop?

Alex Fraser alex at phatcore.com
Sat May 23 05:36:49 CEST 2009

On Sat, May 23, 2009 at 12:55 PM, Campbell Barton <ideasman42 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Isn't it very easy to install Mesa as a system package (e.g. using
>> apt), if the user needs it? Or does it conflict with the hardware
>> driver's OpenGL lib?
> True but even so I think its too complicated -
> ( Tedious explanation :) )
> On Arch-Linux theres a mesagl package but I cant install it without
> removing my nvidia-drivers,
> Even in cases where they do co-exist I'm sure its possible to wangle
> it somehow but setting up the LD_PRELOAD_PATH/LD_LIBRARY_PATH to point
> to an alternate libGL.so and libGLU.so is beyond most users.

Ah ok, fair enough.

> Incase it wasn't clear in previous emails +1 for dropping static
> distro for 2.49.

+1 from me too (if my vote means anything ;)


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