Bug#765793: glx-alternative-nvidia: makes EGL applications crash

Andreas Beckmann anbe at debian.org
Sat Oct 18 14:07:57 UTC 2014

On 2014-10-18 09:12, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> When running 'vlc -Vgl /some/video/file', VLC crashes straight away
> if glx-alternative-nvidia is installed. It appears that libGL.so points
> (correctly) to the NVIDIA driver, but libEGL.so points to the Mesa
> implementation, resulting in a memory corruption.
> 'export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/nvidia/current' works
> around the problem, assuming libegl1-nvidia is installed.
> libEGL.so should ostensibly be redirected at the same time as libGL.so.

So far you seem to be the first one to use the egl stuff :-)
Can I send you some packages to test the changes before I release it?


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