[Mesa-dev] Release of GLw?
eric at anholt.net
Tue May 22 10:38:55 PDT 2012
On Mon, 21 May 2012 20:36:52 +0200, Sven Joachim <svenjoac at gmx.de> wrote:
> On 2012-05-17 17:17 +0200, Sven Joachim wrote:
> > On 2012-05-17 15:58 +0200, Brian Paul wrote:
> >> On 05/17/2012 04:42 AM, Sven Joachim wrote:
> >>> Hi,
> >>> Commit 63720114b42 in mesa removed the GLw source which is now provided
> >>> in a separate source tree. However, no release has been made from that
> >>> tree yet, so users of Mesa 8.0+ have to resort to the git tree to obtain
> >>> GLw. I don't personally care about GLw, but in Debian there are still a
> >>> few packages that use it¹.
> >>> How about making a GLw release, say with a version of 8.0?
> >> The Mesa version number isn't really applicable to GLw.
> > This may be so, but starting with 8.0 would make it easier for distros
> > who have already provided 7.x.y packages from the Mesa source.
> At least that was the rationale why demos started at 8.0.0 in the first
> release after they were moved to their own repository.
> For Debian it would be a minor inconvenience to re-start with version
> 1.0, don't know about other distros.
Yeah, revving versions of split out packages back to 1.0 is a minor pain
for every distro, and is good to avoid.
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