Ticket #26 (new defect)
Source tarball needs INSTALL wiki page listing required C libs
|Reported by:||tibbe||Owned by:||duncan|
|Component:||Generic source tarball||Keywords:|
Description (last modified by dons) (diff)
Collecting all the platform-specific C library names is a big task. Need to start with a wiki page.
While trying to install from the source tarball I got this error:
$ ./configure --prefix=$HOME [snip] checking GL/glu.h usability... no checking GL/glu.h presence... no checking for GL/glu.h... no configure: error: The OpenGL C library is required make: *** [config.status] Error 1
Turns out that it's non-trivial to figure out which package provides OpenGL on Ubuntu. Installing libgl1-mesa-dev which provides the virtual package libgl-dev didn't work.
An INSTALL file that lists the additional packages needed on different platforms would be nice.