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Yes, that is what I am talking about. I use that approach to get clean packages (that don't accidentally use an optional dependency I also have installed) to use them on other machines, and to get 32 bit packages to use them for multilib.
It is also a good way to rule out configuration problems when errors appear.
I am not on my system now but, as far as I remember, I upgraded libdrm, mesa (fpr 32 and 64 bits), llvm and I think that is it. I used the stock SlackBuild and for mesa I used the on this thread (with a few modifications for the 32bits version, of course).
Yes, it worked pretty fine (I didn't have to edit the SlackBuilds, only the version numbers). The issues I am having is: Firefox crashing (it never crashed before and I don't know if it is related but it might be) and one I am sure it is related is: every once in a while my system/video freezes after coming back of a screensaver or the screen comes back on a weird orientation.
any chance of someone re-explaining this (pretend your talking to a 6 year old). I'm completely lost as to what i need to re-compile, using exactly which sbo's,
i'm once again getting the same errors as the original post. This thread has over a 1000 hits, i'm sure i'm not the only one who needs help.
thanks very much for your time.
Last edited by Dr.Thodt; 04-18-2014 at 04:19 PM.