Bug#438842: description prompts user to install libgl1-mesa-dri, but it isn't in Recommends
Robert Millan wrote:
> Package: libgl1-mesa-glx
> Version: 6.5.1-0.6
> Severity: normal
> Tags: patch
> As Description says, libgl1-mesa-dri is needed for direct rendering.
> Most users of opengl programs will want to use the 3D capabilities of their
> cards, so in general it is indeed a good idea to install libgl1-mesa-dri
> when using libgl1-mesa-glx.
> I think this calls for a "Recommends: libgl1-mesa-dri".
In latest versions of our packages, xserver-xorg recommends
libgl1-mesa-dri, so the recommends is kind of already here on the
technical side... Is there anybody out there that want to use direct
rendering without having X installed?
Also it would create some sort or circular dependencies since -dri
already depends on -glx...