Re: [R] rgl build warnings and loading error on Linux

From: Liviu Andronic <landronimirc_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2008 23:07:39 +0100

On Sun, Mar 16, 2008 at 10:00 PM, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca> wrote:
> It sounds as though it is not finding the OpenGL libs when it
> configures. That function should be in libGL.so.

This is what I have on my system:
localhost liviu # locate libGL.so

/usr/lib/opengl/xorg-x11/lib/libGL.so.1
/usr/lib/opengl/xorg-x11/lib/libGL.so.1.2
/usr/lib/opengl/xorg-x11/lib/libGL.so
/usr/lib/libGL.so

However, the funny thing is that "/usr/lib/libGL.so" belongs to no package, while the other libGL.so belongs to media-libs/mesa. localhost liviu # equery b /usr/lib/libGL.so [ Searching for file(s) /usr/lib/libGL.so in *... ]

localhost liviu # equery b /usr/lib/opengl/xorg-x11/lib/libGL.so [ Searching for file(s) /usr/lib/opengl/xorg-x11/lib/libGL.so in *... ] media-libs/mesa-7.0.2 (/usr/lib/opengl/xorg-x11/lib/libGL.so -> libGL.so.1.2)

localhost liviu # eix media-libs/mesa
[I] media-libs/mesa

     Available versions:  6.5.2-r1 (~)7.0.2
     Installed versions:  7.0.2(22:55:32 26/02/08)

Do you think removing /usr/lib/libGL.so is reasonable?



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