Bug#789167: nvidia-legacy-304xx-alternative: alternative for libEGL is missing

Andreas Beckmann anbe at debian.org
Sun Jun 21 20:01:33 UTC 2015

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On 2015-06-18 15:04, Ronny Standtke wrote:
> glx-alternative-nvidia sets up a slave link for libEGL. The problem is
> that nvidia-legacy-304xx-alternative doesn't add this slave link, too.
> This way libEGL is completely missing in the running system when
> nvidia-legacy-304xx-alternative is selected via update-alternatives.
> This leads to many instabilities, e.g. no window decoration in KDE
> because kwin is just crashing...

The EGL and GLES alternatives should work out of the box and fall back
to MESA if no accelerated implementation is available.

Unfortunately you reported the bug not from the system in question,
otherwise it would have collected debugging information ...
To collect and add this, run "reportbug -N 789167", and ideally from the
system in the broken state without your fix.


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