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

Andreas Beckmann anbe at debian.org
Wed Jun 24 08:45:21 UTC 2015

On 2015-06-24 10:35, Vincent Cheng wrote:
> If I'm not mistaken, there might actually be a bug in the packaging
> here. It looks like the libEGL symlink is missing from
> debian/nvidia-alternative.postinst.in as shipped in
> nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-304xx/304.125-2 [1], but it's present
> in nvidia-graphics-drivers/340.65-2 [2]. I think that's worth fixing
> regardless of whether or not falling back to mesa works.

That's correct since 304xx does not ship any EGL stuff.
Nor should it know anything about EGL.
The fallback is handled by glx-alternative-nvidia.

apt-get install libegl1-mesa nvidia-legacy-304xx-driver

lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 51 Jun 24 08:40 /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libEGL.so.1 -> /etc/alternatives/glx--libEGL.so.1-x86_64-linux-gnu
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 51 Jun 24 08:40 /etc/alternatives/glx--libEGL.so.1-x86_64-linux-gnu -> /usr/lib/mesa-diverted/x86_64-linux-gnu/libEGL.so.1


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