Bug#530772: libgl1-mesa-glx: Recent library update broke starsuite8 (openoffice 2 variant) and glxinfo
severity 530772 important
tag 530772 moreinfo unreproducible
On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 02:15:45 +0900, email@example.com wrote:
> Package: libgl1-mesa-glx
> Version: 7.0.3-7
> Severity: critical
> Justification: breaks unrelated software
if it depends on libGL, it's not unrelated.
> If I am reporting this to a wrong package, forgive me.
> This is the closest I could think of under the circumstances.
> I have upgraded my lenny system (with "testing" in apt sources.list)
> lately (last week). I had not done so for several weeks.
7.0.3-7 was uploaded mid December, and was in testing shortly after
> Since then Sun's starsuite8 (aka staroffice8 based on OpenOffice 2)
> fails to start. It crashes on startup.
> I used starsuite8 for a long time on this PC and so was puzzled at
> the problem.
> I investigated and found that startsuite8t will start if I temporarily hide
> /usr/lib/libGL.so and friends by renaming them.
are you sure your libGL comes from mesa, and not nvidia or fglrx?