[blfs-dev] libdrm

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sun Sep 1 08:20:20 PDT 2013


Igor Živković wrote:
> Is there any reason why libdrm is in the general libraries section? I'd
> propose to move it to X installation before MesaLib or at very least to
> X libraries section since it depends on X libraries. What do you think?

There are two places that use it as a dependency: cairo and mesalib.  If 
one is not using mesalib (e.g. instead using nvidia proprietary 
drivers), and then building cairo, then libdrm really doesn't fit in 
Xorg.  Moving to X libs seems to be a little more logical than general 
libs though.

   -- Bruce




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