Re: mesag3 <-> xlibmesa-gl / libgl1-mesa-dri <-> xlibmesa-dri / libglu1-mesa <-> libglu1-xorg
On Thu, Sep 01, 2005 at 03:20:10AM +0200, Michael Biebl wrote:
> x-window-system-core in Ubuntu Breezy now depends on
> libgl1-mesa-dri/libgl1-mesa/libglu1-mesa while as in unstable it is
If that's right, that's broken, too.
It should at most recommend libgl1-mesa-dri | libgl1. There's really
no reason to pull OpenGL with the X Window System. There are small
systems which really don't need it.
> I got the impression that this is an attempt to get a consistent
> naming scheme as a first step in order to prepare for the
> X11R6.9/X11R7.0 release. IIRC X11R6.9 and X11R7.0 will use an
> installed mesa package to provide OpenGL functionality and will not
> need it's own copy of mesa anymore.
Probably, which in itself is not wrong.