[mythtv] libGL.so linking error when building trunk on openSuse 11.1, may be nvidia related?

Isaac Richards ijr at case.edu
Tue Sep 8 15:33:32 UTC 2009

On Tuesday 08 September 2009 11:12:15 am R. G. Newbury wrote:
> Colin Guthrie wrote:
> > 'Twas brillig, and R. G. Newbury at 07/09/09 17:38 did gyre and gimble:
> >> <semi-rant or request>
> >> It would be SO nice if the Nvidia installer just RE-NAMED the files it
> >> touches, rather than just over-writing them. Even better if the 'run'
> >> package actually had a --uninstall switch.
> >> Anyone at Nvidia read this list???
> >> </semi-rant>
> >
> > I'd imagine most distros have their own integrated versions of these
> > drivers that do not rely on the relatively brutish approach of the .run
> > installer.
> You would imagine wrongly, then.
> RPMFUSION provides nvidia drivers for the various available kernels, but
> I have no idea if it has a proper install-uninstall setup.
> The point is that the .run installer IS a brutish approach. Especially
> as fixing the 'brutish-ride-roughshod-over-the-users' approach would be
>   relatively easy to fix in the script. And adding an uninstall would
> not be much more difficult.

It has one?  From the help text:

      Uninstall the currently installed NVIDIA driver.


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