[Slackbuilds-users] Bug in nvidia-driver slackbuild?

Matteo Bernardini matteo.bernardini at gmail.com
Fri Apr 15 15:46:52 UTC 2016

2016-04-15 16:59 GMT+02:00 King Beowulf <kingbeowulf at gmail.com>:
> On 04/14/2016 02:32 AM, Matteo Bernardini wrote:
>> 2016-04-09 3:08 GMT+02:00 King Beowulf <kingbeowulf at gmail.com>:
>>> Are you using 14.1 slackbuild (version 352.63) or the experimental 14.2
>>> SBo master branch - which i don't think is updated to the new driver yet
>>> - or the experimental version 361.42 I posted to this list as a link to
>>> a download location?
>> on SBo's master branch are available the versions also present here
>> http://www.koenigcomputers.com/sbo-testing/14.2/system/
>> https://slackbuilds.org/cgit/slackbuilds/commit/?id=630b42da82e1e27a78739faabcb2d7dcd6efc77b
>> I'll grab the occasion to reporta that there seems to be an issue with
>> libGL linking to the libnvidia-tls library and not finding it (because
>> it has been moved in a subdirectory?): this seems to manifest whenever
>> building anything linking to libGL in a host with these latest drivers
>> installed.
>> Matteo
> There are 2 versions of libnvidia-tls included in the nvidia proprietary
> blob.  In the past, tls/libnvidia-tls was the one to use with Slackware.
>  However something changed.  For some programs, compile will fail where
> libGL can't find libnvidia-tls.
> there are two "libnvidia-tls" threading models, one in root of package
> and another in tls/.  Issue seems to be wth use of tls/libnvidia-tls not
> being correct.  There is a tool "tls_test" but I don't know what the
> exit codes mean.
> As a temporary fix, I added the one in packages root to
> /usr/lib$LIBDIRSUFFIX and the one in tls/ to /usr/lib$LIBDIRSUFFIX/tls
> but I don't think that is correct, so I haven't posted it yet.

if you think it's better waiting for another version we can also
revert that commit (together with the nvidia-kernel one): I took the
versions you got in your webspace mistekenly thinking they were ready
for prime time.

but IMHO there's no hurry, the previous version still works fine here.


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