[PD] GEM (cvs) undefined symbol (Mesa, NVIDIA driver)

bbogart at ryerson.ca bbogart at ryerson.ca
Mon Jul 21 18:43:37 CEST 2003

Hello Martin,

I've not used the gem packages, only even compiled from source, but I've been suing gem with Nvidia drivers version 1??? 2??? 3??? and 4??? This is before the single-install drivers currently on the site.

Why don't you try compiling from source?


----- Original Message -----
From: Martin Dupras <martin.dupras at uwe.ac.uk>
Date: Monday, July 21, 2003 10:19 am
Subject: [PD] GEM (cvs) undefined symbol (Mesa, NVIDIA driver)

> Hi,
> I've got a new problem.  I have a redhat 9 linux box with an Nvidia
> GeForce4 card, and planet-ccrma packages installed.
> I've just tried running pd with gem (from the planetccrma 
> packages) and
> got an 'undefined symbol' error. Recompiled gem from CVS and got the
> same problem.
> After digging for a while, I found this page
> (http://www.opengl.org/discussion_boards/ubb/Forum4/HTML/000943.html)
> One of the posters seems to imply that the nvidia linux drivers don't
> support those functions.
> I personally very much need the nvidia drivers on that machine 
> since the
> standard nv driver won't handle twinview.
> The questions:
> 1)       would it not be possible to change the gem makefile so 
> that it
> does compile, minus whatever objects rely on whatever is missing/not
> working?
> 2)       could someone explain to me how gem uses Mesa, and the glx
> functions?  I'm very fuzzy on this.
> 3)       Is anyone using the nvidia linux drivers AND gem with 
> success? 
> Many thanks!
> - martin 

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