[Mageia-dev] GLUT (part of mesa srpm) is not GPL... and is quite obsolete ! (bis)

Philippe DIDIER philippedidier at laposte.net
Sun Jan 23 23:38:47 CET 2011

I send this message again because it did not appear in the mailing-list
after I sent it on january 18th....
As it concerns a basis rpm upon which others are built, I thought
there's some emergency
This seems to have at least convinced Mandriva team... and might improve
Mageia too, reaching some common standard with all the other distributions.

Here it is :

Hi everybody !

I don't know if it's the right place to post this, and I don't want to
fill this mail list with long mesages...

If someone needs to see what i'm talking about there's an old bug report
on Mandriva bugzilla that was recently resuscitated (I know Thierry
Vignaud had a glance on it...)

Perhaps it would be more sane and safe to start on a universal basis
with freeglut (that is used by every distribution), and build packages
with it (but that means a temporary problem of compatibility with

Hope this will help


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