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Re: Question OpenGL driver issue (Spencer Carter)
Re: None Re: OpenGL driver issue (Ben Morgan)
Date: 29 Sep, 2009
From: Spencer Carter <Spencer Carter>

On Tue, 29 Sep 2009 10:57:17 GMT, Ben Morgan wrote:
> On Mon, 28 Sep 2009 21:52:40 GMT, Spencer Carter wrote:
> > I have read the prior instances of questions in regard to the OpenGL
> > drivers, yet the fixes that worked for others have been unsuccessful for
> > me. I'm getting the following:
> > 
> >   You have selected to use OpenGL driver.
> >   Specify the correct path (OGLHOME) where OpenGL is installed in your system.
> >   It was found in /usr/include. Press [Enter] to set this path or type the correct one.
> > 
> >   You can set '-'(without quotation) to CANCEL the OpenGL flag at all: 
> >   [/usr/include] 
> > 
> >     OGLHOME/include
> >     OGLHOME/lib
> > 
> >   You have selected to use OpenGL driver.
> >   But it was not found in /usr/include.
> >   Please specify the correct path where OpenGL is installed in your system.
> > 
> >   You can set '-' (without quotation) to CANCEL the OpenGL flag at all:  
> 
> Is this the output of the automatic check that's done, or did you enter
> /usr/include as the search path?
> 
> If the former, I'm not sure what's going on as Configure shouldn't find
> the root directory of OpenGL as /usr/include
> 
> Otherwise, if you entered /usr/include as OGLHOME, then that's what's
> causing the issue. OGLHOME is the 'root' directory for OpenGL, so is the
> directory containing include , lib directories etc. On Ubuntu OGLHOME
> should be /usr , and will, in most cases, be found automatically (you've
> installed mesa-common-dev which contains the relevant files).
> 
> So if Configure isn't finding OGLHOME automatically, just enter /usr and
> it should be o.k.
> 
> Ben.

Thanks, Ben!

/usr/include is the directory it selected by default. However, it was able to find the drivers when I directed it to /usr instead.

Spencer Carter

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