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Re: Can I just yank GLU out of Mesa ?

Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org> writes:

> On Mon, Aug 21, 2000 at 09:41:18AM -0700, Alexander Perry wrote:
> > Much to my amazement, the XF401 phase 1 installed
> > nicely (after using the --force-depends) on a new
> > potato machine.  Unfortunately, I haven't managed
> > to take advantage of the DRI because most of the
> > Mesa demos (and plib1) rely on having GLU available.
> >=20
> > Is there anything 'different' about the xlibgl1
> > contents that would preclude running happily,
> > if I simply recompile mesa to just create GLU ?
> That should work.  I spoke to James Treacy about this a couple of weeks
> ago, and he agreed that libGLU should be split into its own package.

I stuck a very minimal implementation of this at


if anyone wants it slightly more conveniently (i386, woody).

As an aside, it works fine with the SGI openinventor release, although
I also had to make a symlink for it to find lesstif (well, I lied and
made it use lesstif1 when it wants lesstif2, but it doesn't seem to

Good work Branden!

			- M

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