/usr/lib/xorg/modules/dri to filesystem or somewhere else?

Jan Rękorajski baggins at pld-linux.org
Sat Oct 26 22:05:06 CEST 2013

On Sat, 26 Oct 2013, Jacek Konieczny wrote:

> Hi,
> On every x86_64/i686 (multiarch) PLD desktop system I have the same
> problem with installing Mesa-driver-dri-* packages:
> The Mesa-driver-dri-*.i686 packages pull xorg-xserver-server-*.i686
> package (because of the /usr/lib/xorg/modules/dri directory), which
> conflicts with xorg-xserver-server-*.x86_64.
> This dependency is artificial - the Mesa DRI drivers are used by X
> clients and do not directly depend on the xserver. I think the
> /usr/lib/xorg/modules/dri directory should be moved to some other
> package.
> Is 'filesystem' ok?
> Or should I add /usr/lib/xorg/modules/dri to
> xorg-xserver-server-*.x86_64? This will keep the artificial dependency,
> but the x86_64 xserver would be enough to satisfy it.

xorg-xserver-server looks better, it is the xserver that's really
required here. And it keeps deps/provs close to where they are.

Jan Rękorajski                                 | PLD/Linux
SysAdm                                         | http://www.pld-linux.org/

More information about the pld-devel-en mailing list