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Old 01-04-2005, 10:35 PM   #1
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If you were OpenGL, where would you hide?


Hey guys,

I'm running ./configure on a tarball of a chinese chess game, and getting the following screwup:
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Checking for GL... configure:error: OpenGL (libraries) not found. Please check your installation!
So when I get this message I c+p whatever isn't found into rpmfinder.net and install whatever it turns up but I can't find which are the ACTUAL OpenGL libraries, I get the feeling MESA has something to do with it as well but I have run out of ideas so I've come running to the forums crying like a 6 year-old with a grazed knee :-)

Input would be appreciated.
 
Old 01-04-2005, 11:24 PM   #2
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What distro? OpenGL is usually compiled with whatever X version your using, etc..
 
Old 01-04-2005, 11:26 PM   #3
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hi,

i just installed Xfree86 4.4.0 and both Mesa 3-D and OpenGL were a part of it so try first the
x-developement package

should be some headers in /usr/X11R6/include/GL with a link called GL in /usr/include

should be libs in /usr/X11R6/lib so make sure that is in /etc/ld.so.conf
and run ldconfig as root

also for me there are some GL libs in /usr/lib installed by NVIDIA drivers
they generally get picked up as replacements for the others ok
not a good idea to generally try to use the headers and the libtool file from the NVIDIA package
but if the x headers are missing some symbols you can try it.

i agree it's a mess ripe with confusion and potential conflicts
 
Old 01-04-2005, 11:42 PM   #4
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Distro is mandrake 10.1
When I installed and configured X, I selected the ATI Rage drivers (which the video card is), the test showed multiple fuzzy colours and I high pitched whirring (not the correct driver I think then ) so I selected Radeon (Generic) which works fine. So try to install Xf86-devel package?
 
Old 01-04-2005, 11:50 PM   #5
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Originally posted by Elomis
Distro is mandrake 10.1
When I installed and configured X, I selected the ATI Rage drivers (which the video card is), the test showed multiple fuzzy colours and I high pitched whirring (not the correct driver I think then ) so I selected Radeon (Generic) which works fine. So try to install Xf86-devel package?
Yes, there should be like what seems a dozen or so XFree or Xorg packages which will include OpenGL. Can you do a rpm -qa | grep XFree and or xorg to find out what you have installed currently? That should tell you what you will at least need to go grab to match versions, etc.
 
Old 01-04-2005, 11:56 PM   #6
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Results:

libxorg-x11-6.7.0-4.2.101mdk
libxorg-x11-static-devel-6.7.0-4.2.101mdk
libxorg-x11-devel-6.7.0-4.2.101mdk
xorg-x11-6.7.0-4.2.101mdk
xorg-x11-server-6.7.0-4.2.101mdk
xorg-x11-75dpi-fonts-6.7.0-4.2.101mdk
xorg-x11-xfs-6.7.0-4.2.101mdk

I am consistently finding (just as a side note) the immense use of ">"ing the results of things people tell you to type in linuxquestions into a file so you have references for later.
 
Old 01-05-2005, 12:05 AM   #7
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Originally posted by Elomis
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libxorg-x11-6.7.0-4.2.101mdk
libxorg-x11-static-devel-6.7.0-4.2.101mdk
libxorg-x11-devel-6.7.0-4.2.101mdk
xorg-x11-6.7.0-4.2.101mdk
xorg-x11-server-6.7.0-4.2.101mdk
xorg-x11-75dpi-fonts-6.7.0-4.2.101mdk
xorg-x11-xfs-6.7.0-4.2.101mdk

I am consistently finding (just as a side note) the immense use of ">"ing the results of things people tell you to type in linuxquestions into a file so you have references for later.
Yeah, you have devel installed already. Its probably the Mesa packages, I'm not totally sure on Mandrake but on Redhat its the Mesa-libGL package you'd want to install.. try finding something similiar to that package by searching or possibly searching on your Mandrake cd's.
 
  


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