Bug 14025 - screensaver exited abormally
screensaver exited abormally
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: xscreensaver (Show other bugs)
7.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 2000-07-15 08:15 EDT by Kjartan Maraas
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:14 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-07-15 09:06:12 EDT
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Description Kjartan Maraas 2000-07-15 08:15:36 EDT
Returning to my machine after spending some time in the kitchen preparing a
chicken risotto I was met with the following:

Couldn't open required GL library /usr/lib/Mesa3/libGL.so.1.2!
gears: error while loading shared libraries: gears: undefined symbol:
glXChooseVisual
xscreensaver: child pid 1165 (gears) exited abnormally (code 127)

Making a symlink from /usr/lib/Mesa3/libGL.1.2.0 to
/usr/lib/Mesa3/libGL.1.2
made the screensaver work. So either the symlink is missing or the app
shouldn't
look for it ;)

I see that the Mesa4 lib has only libGL.1.2 and not libGL.1.2.0

Cheers
Kjartan Maraas
Comment 1 Kjartan Maraas 2000-07-15 09:06:11 EDT
This should all read libGL.so.1.2 etc of course.
                                     ^^
Kjartan

Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2000-07-15 13:25:33 EDT
This should be fixed in beta4.

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