[quake2] Quake 0.16 rc2...

Vincent Cojot coyote at cojot.name
Sat Sep 25 16:56:19 EDT 2004

On Sat, 25 Sep 2004, Ludwig Nussel wrote:

> Since the SONAME of the library you want to use is libGL.so.1 you
> also have to dlopen libGL.so.1. Another possibility would be to get
> rid of dlopen and directly link against -lGL.

You could do that but that would defeat the purpose of being able to run 
Quake2 without libGL. On sparc, there are the XIL, Newt and X11 
renderers which don't use GL and should not depend upon its library for 
starting up the quake2 executable (that's the purpose of the dlopen() 
calls). Please don't break things for other platforms.. :)

PS: The mouse in GLX under Linux stills looks very broken to me 
(XFree-4.3.0, RHEL3, NVidia Quadro4 580 GL card) whereas it works fine on 
Solaris/Sparc. I'll try to track it down early next week, must be under 

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