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Re: Latest yum update...Quake III and UT2004 no workie



On Mon, May 10, 2004 at 09:33:26PM -0500, ByteEnable wrote:
> > I think you got that backwards... nvidia's installer confuses the two.
> > nvidia's install delibrately overwrites file locations that mesa's gl is
> > using. File locations managed by the rpm database.  You use nvidia's
> > installer, and you are working against the distribution package
> > management system. Once you use nvidia's installer... how is rpm
> > suppose to know that xorg's mesa update is overwriting files nvidia
> > placed?
> 
> Nope....The update trashed my NVidia OpenGL install.

It would - Nvidia wrote over the opengl libraries without using the
package management, so each time Mesa is updated it'll remove the Nvidia
libraries because the Nvidia installer didnt bother to tell it that it
had replaced them



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