[Mesa-dev] [PATCH 0/4] import the txc_dxtn code from libtxc_dxtn into mesa (Was: Merge floating to master)

Jon Severinsson jon at severinsson.net
Sun Mar 6 17:29:36 PST 2011

On Mon, Mar 7, 2011 at 9:47 AM, Jon Severinsson <jon at severinsson.net> wrote:
> As you are about to introduce --enable-patented for floating point
> textures, I thought the same functionality should be used for s3tc
> support.
> This patch series does so by importing the code from libtxc_dxtn into
> mesa and build it instead of the dlopened library.

On Mon, Mar 7, 2011 at 01:57:51, Dave Airlie wrote:
> This is kind off different. At the moment you can distribute a mesa
> binary and someone can just drop libtxc_dxtn into place and it'll all
> work.

Currently that is true, but after floating support are added it will not "all 
work". For *all* to work you'll have to recompile mesa anyway, and recompiling 
mesa is easier than recompiling mesa *and* compiling libtxc_dxtn.


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