opengl on Dapper
tony.arnold at manchester.ac.uk
Fri Sep 1 22:20:51 UTC 2006
On Fri, 2006-09-01 at 15:47 -0400, Jaime Davila wrote:
> Tony Arnold wrote:
> > I have a program that use glut (the OpenGL Utility toolkit) library.
> > This used to compile and run quite happily on Breezy. I have upgraded my
> > Breezy system to Dapper some time ago but have only just got around to
> > trying this programme.
> > Now when I compile the program, it complains it cannot find the
> > file /usr/include/GL/gl.h This is included from freeglut_std.h which is
> > included from glut.h.
> > The file it's complaining about is definitely not there, but I'm sure it
> > was under Breezy.
> > My question is which package do I need to install to get this file back,
> > or how do I find out which package it is in?
> > Many thanks.
> > Regards,
> > Tony.
> Make sure you have the development package installed too. In this case,
> it's mesa-common-dev, I suspect.
Thanks. mesa-common-dev was installed, but I had to re-install it for
some reason. I found a note in the mailing list archive or forums
telling me this. Strange, but it works now and I'm getting to grips with
> To find out which package a file might be included in, you can use the
> search service at this address:
That could be very useful.
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