Bug 12265 - libGL.so and accompanying stuff should be in a XFree86-glx RPM
libGL.so and accompanying stuff should be in a XFree86-glx RPM
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
7.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Preston Brown
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Reported: 2000-06-14 11:36 EDT by Hans de Goede
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-06-14 11:36:22 EDT
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Description Hans de Goede 2000-06-14 11:36:21 EDT
libGL libGLU and libglut should be in a seprate GL package and the headers
should be in a seperate -devel package.

Why?
-People who use cards which only work with old 3.3 servers might want a
software OpenGL (Mesa), the software GL in 4.0 doesn't work with a 3.3
server
-People like me with an 3dfx Voodoo 2 will want a Mesa compiled for
their VooDoo as opengllib, not the default XF40 implementation
-Some people might want to use an commercial OpenGL

If this package should obsolete Mesa like the current XFree-libs-4.0 does
is discutable.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-06-17 18:30:46 EDT
this is fixed in XFree86-4.0-21.

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