[GRASSLIST:3285] Re: Trouble with glBegin and Mesa

Glynn Clements glynn.clements at virgin.net
Tue Apr 27 09:48:56 EDT 2004

Michael Salisbury wrote:

> I have recently changed to Debian and am trying to build GRASS.  I have 
> the problem that the configure script wont accept libGL.so.1 as having 
> glBegin.  I've googled and found some emails between Markus and Glynn (I 
> think) that go into the problem but I still have not been able to fix 
> the problem.  I understand from some of the emails that $X_LIBS is 
> missing from LD_FLAGS around line 880 in configure.in.  But I don't find 
> anything like that.  I am working with Debian "Woody", 2.4 kernal on 
> imac(bondi blue g3  PPC) and GRASS source 5.0.3.  Debian has a grass 
> package but from what I understand it's in the unstable release and its 
> probably better to build from scratch anyway.  I've built GRASS on YDL 
> 3.0 running on an iBook and with OS X on an iMac.  Any help is much 
> appreciated.

The 5.0.3 configure script uses $X_LIBS in the OpenGL checks, so that
isn't the problem.

Start by looking in config.log (search for glBegin). The command which
failed will be listed there, along with any error messages which it

Glynn Clements <glynn.clements at virgin.net>

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