[Mesa-users] [Mesa3d-users] Mesa Cell Driver Compiling
brianp at vmware.com
Wed Apr 21 06:57:53 PDT 2010
Re-directing this to the new mesa-users list...
Saad Mohammad wrote:
> Hello Everyone,
> Its my first time on the list so firstly, Hi to everyone :).
> Now my question is, I am required to develop an OpenGL application on
> Cell BE. I will be using QT for GUI purposes and my idea is to link it
> with Gallium driver to perform Graphics work. Now my question is can I
> compile mesa drivers as 64-bit? The linux-cell file in configs directory
> uses 32-bit flags, so I was wondering if is it some kind of restriction?
> or just a choice?
Are you going to be using a PS3 or a IBM Cell Blade or something else?
I used a PS3 for developing the Cell driver and IIRC, the PS3 only
runs 32-bit Linux.
The SPUs only execute 32-bit code but the PPU code should be amenable
to 64-bit compiliation. But I don't know of anyone ever trying that.
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