[Mesa-dev] [RFC-PATCH 00/18] add Android support

Chia-I Wu olvaffe at gmail.com
Wed Aug 17 20:37:35 PDT 2011

On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 4:14 AM, Chad Versace <chad at chad-versace.us> wrote:
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> On 08/16/2011 11:28 PM, Chia-I Wu wrote:
>> Hi list,
>> This patch series adds Android Gingerbread support to Mesa.  To begin
>> with, it only supports software rendering with softpipe.  I've tested
>> it with VirtualBox.  There are pending series that enable all other
>> gallium pipe drivers and the classic i915/i965.  I would like to see
>> how this series goes before sending them out.
>> If you are familiar with Android-x86, you can replace external/mesa by
>> the master branch plus this series, and build the image like this
>>  $ make -j2 iso_img BOARD_GPU_DRIVERS=swrast
>> The first five patches fix build issues with Android's toolchain and
>> libc.  They are generally pretty small.
>> Patch 6-8 adds Android Gingerbread support to core EGL and st/egl.
>> They are quite isolated and should be interesting to EGL developers.
>> Patch 9-18 adds Android.mk's to the source tree.  The Android build
>> system will include them and build mesa when BOARD_GPU_DRIVERS is
>> defined.
>> This series is RFC because Android.mk's duplicate the source lists in
>> Makefile's.  It means it will suffer from the same pain as SCons does:
>> it needs to be updated if a new file is added.  Chad has concerns
>> about this.  Since he also needs to work on that for his series, I
>> will join him and update Android.mk's accordingly.
>> Other than that, please review.
> Chia-I,
> I'm glad to see your Android patches on the list. Now the Mesa
> and Android-x86 communities can begin to fold Android support into
> master and make progress towards a stable Mesa on Android.
> I've commented, acked, or rb'd all the patches that are within my
> domain. I've avoided commenting on patches specific to Gallium.

Do you suggest we factor out the source lists before or after this
patch series?  Outside Gallium, there are only src/egl/main and
src/glsl that need factoring out.  When later support for non-Gallium
drivers[1] is supported, there will also be

[1] http://cgit.freedesktop.org/~olv/mesa/commit/?h=android-gingerbread-next&id=28206a87b69a88adaf1aeab01fd8927a8a37a90d

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> Chad Versace
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