On Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 3:01:08 AM UTC+8, Anthony Carrico wrote:
> The Racket derivation needed to be
> parameterized to find the opengl libs/drivers. I also remember that I
> couldn't get this to work reliably on any OS except NixOS. Any opengl
> program was going to have similar trouble since the libs are a function
> of the drivers which can't really be provided by Nix on non NixOS
> This situation was more of a reflection on the state of
> OpenGL than Nix in my opinion, but we ended up developing in a NixOs vm
> for this reason only.
Yeah, that sounds like an oddity.
One nice thing you can do once you have racket2nix is that you can have
your racket package generated as a nix package, and then override the nix
package to have native dependencies, which I hope will be very helpful to
people in your situation in the future.
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