Ubuntu can't build, I get "cannot find -lGL" error
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well it's after the OpenGL library, and to compile against it you need to headers for it. for just mesaGL, install libgl-dev and you should be ok, but are you not aware that mythtv is in apt under ubuntu? no need to compile anything yourself... "sudo apt-get install mythtv"
OK, I tried apt-get install libgl-dev, but it says:
Package libgl-dev is a virtual package provided by:
You should explicitly select one to install.
E: Package libgl-dev has no installation candidate
i tried an apt-get install libgl1-mesa-dev, but it is already installed.
Upon trying atp-get install libgl1-mesa-swx11-dev, i got this:
The following extra packages will be installed:
The following packages will be REMOVED:
libgl1-mesa-dev libgl1-mesa-dri libgl1-mesa-glx libgl1-mesa-glx-dbg
nvidia-glx ubuntu-desktop xorg
The following NEW packages will be installed:
0 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 7 to remove and 99 not upgraded.
Need to get 1961kB of archives.
After unpacking 49.2MB disk space will be freed.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]?
That doesn't look good to me. i don't want to remove that stuff.
The main reason i'm trying to build it myself is to learn how to do linux builds, also, i want to run the svn version of mythtv.
This message means that ld needs the libGL.la library.
It is provided by the nvidia-glx-dev package.
As I see you already have the nvidia-glx package installed, you only need to add the nvidia-glx-dev package to get the needed file.
I hope that it will be enough to build mythtv.
Unpacking nvidia-glx-dev (from .../nvidia-glx-dev_1%3a1.0.9631+188.8.131.52-16.30_i386.deb) ...
dpkg-divert: `diversion of /usr/lib/libGL.so to /usr/lib/nvidia/libGL.so.xlibmesa by nvidia-glx-dev' clashes with `diversion of /usr/lib/libGL.so to /usr/lib/nvidia/libGL.so.xlibmesa by nvidia-glx'
dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/nvidia-glx-dev_1%3a1.0.9631+184.108.40.206-16.30_i386.deb (--unpack):
subprocess pre-installation script returned error exit status 2
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
I've never seen anything like this. What can i do?