Re: missing libgl1-mesa-dri in upgrades
On 04/01/2013 09:59 PM, Daniel Pocock wrote:
Agreed, but that doesn't complete the picture, as libgl1-mesa-glx
doesn't depend on libgl1-mesa-dri:
$ apt-cache depends libgl1-mesa-glx
Well, "Recommends" are installed by default, aren't they? However, I'm
not sure why it shouldn't be depending on either "libgl1-mesa-dri" or
"libgl1-mesa-swx11" here. I mean, MESA doesn't work without either of
these, does it?
Either empathy or libclutter probably need to generate a popup error
window in this situation, if the error only appears in a console then it
will leave users with a bad impression of any impacted binary.
Generating such an error is independent of making sure the dependency is
No, I don't think there should be a popup. Someone should just fix the
Also, have you tried running Empathy on a non-compositing window manager
when libgl1-mesa-dri is not installed?
I'm happy to try that, can you propose which window manager I should
try? I know fvwm quite well and don't mind installing that.
Yeah, fvwm doesn't really do any compositing :).
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