> There is still a problem with FreeGlut: '/usr/bin/ld cannot find -lXext'
> This pops up several times and the linker then fails.
Have you run ldconfig after installing freeglut?
From Brian's email to the list in June:
"Downloaded and installed freeglut 2.2.0 (glut is dropped in RHEL and
Fedora due to licencing issues) http://freeglut.sourceforge.net/ in
default location (/usr/local/). Added /usr/local/lib to /etc/ld.so.conf
and ranldconfig so that the freeglut libraries would be picked up by
> On Mon, 22 Nov 2004, Brian Smith wrote:
> > On Mon, 22 Nov 2004, Ruth Boetzel wrote:
> > > I've then tried to use our version of Tk, but that seems to lack required
> > > libraries.
> > What errors do you get?
> > > FreeGLut doesn't compile either, btw., here are the errors:
> > > ../include/GL/freeglut_std.h:84:19: GL/gl.h: No such file or directory
> > > ../include/GL/freeglut_std.h:85:20: GL/glu.h: No such file or directory
> > You need to install the development packages for each of the relevant
> > packages probably. gl.h and glu.h are installed in the default place
> > (/usr/include/GL) by XFree86-devel-4.3.0-62.EL on my AMD64/RHEL WS 3
> > machine. If you use an NVidia graphics card, there are also versions
> > buried in the package that comes with its driver. Mesa will also have
> > versions in its include/GL directory.
> > --
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