[RFC] proposal for reorganizing the MESA libraries to simplify replacing them with vendor implementations

Michel Dänzer daenzer at debian.org
Thu Aug 4 09:22:45 UTC 2011

On Mon, 2011-07-25 at 19:03 +0200, Julien Cristau wrote: 
> On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 18:57:17 +0200, Andreas Beckmann wrote:
> > libGL.so.1 is not the only file to be diverted, libglx.so is being
> > replaced by the vendors drivers, too. Or is there some way of "search
> > path magic" that would allow to place the "higher priority alternative"
> > in a different location where it would be picked up before
> > /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libglx.so ? That would allow to avoid
> > the diversion here. Something similar to /lib/modules/*/updates/ ...
> > 
> That shouldn't be too hard.

But it would result in the non-standard libglx.so being picked up even
when the standard GL(X) components are supposed to be used. So I think
libglx.so would need to be handled by the alternative as well.

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