[Intel-gfx] [PATCH intel-gpu-tools] configure: Don't bail if libdrm_nouveau isn't available.
chad.versace at linux.intel.com
Sat Oct 12 00:52:22 CEST 2013
On 10/11/2013 03:51 PM, Chad Versace wrote:
> On 10/11/2013 02:29 PM, Matt Turner wrote:
>> On Fri, Oct 11, 2013 at 2:24 PM, Daniel Vetter <daniel at ffwll.ch> wrote:
>>> On Fri, Oct 11, 2013 at 12:51:34PM -0700, Matt Turner wrote:
>>>> On Fri, Oct 11, 2013 at 12:40 AM, Daniel Vetter <daniel at ffwll.ch> wrote:
>>>>> On Fri, Oct 11, 2013 at 5:56 AM, Matt Turner <mattst88 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>> We were seriously *requiring* libdrm_nouveau unless explicitly disabled?
>>>>> I've had a bit of hilarious fail with optional testcases that
>>>>> automatically get disabled when depencies aren't around. Hence why
>>>>> they're all required by default with the optional switch to disable
>>>> You've had this problem in general, or with nouveau?
>>> In general.
>> So I think what I'm saying is that the nouveau support in
>> intel-gpu-tools isn't the project's primary purpose, so we should
>> allow it to build without nouveau support if you don't have nouveau
>> installed. If you don't have nouveau installed, you're not making a
>> mistake by not building intel-gpu-tools without support. And if you
>> have nouveau installed, you still get nouveau support.
> I completely agree with Matt.
> If the system doesn't already have nouveau installed, then it there is very
> low likelihood that it makes any sense to install nouveau onto that system.
> It very likely does not have NVidia hardware at all. So why require it?
> Let's just autodetect it and behave sanely.
> Requiring libdrm_nouveau is a nuisance for developers working on platforms
> where libdrm doesn't get built with NVidia support.
And, this patch gets
Reviewed-by: Chad Versace <chad.versace at linux.intel.com>
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