[Mesa-dev] 8.0 Release of GLw?

Brian Paul brianp at vmware.com
Mon Feb 13 16:34:39 PST 2012

On 02/13/2012 09:38 AM, Eric Anholt wrote:
> On Sat, 11 Feb 2012 11:30:00 -0800, Kenneth Graunke<kenneth at whitecape.org>  wrote:
>> On 02/11/2012 07:58 AM, Matt Turner wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> There are a few scientific software packages that require Mesa's GLw,
>>> and with 8.0 we've split GLw out into a separate repository. Can we do
>>> an 8.0 release of GLw? It passes distcheck for me.
>>> (I guess when Kenneth splits GLU out we should have the same discussion)
>>> Thanks,
>>> Matt
>>> [1] https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=403147
>> Sounds good to me, I just don't know what the procedure is.
>> Also, right now the GLw version is set to 1.0.0.  I don't know if
>> that'll cause problems.  Feel free to bump it...
> Generally distros can handle regressing numbers, it's just a minor
> irritation.  All else being equal, I'd say let's make our release be a
> number larger than the previous Mesa version that GLw was shipped under.
> Looks like release.sh from xorg doesn't cover anything currently under
> mesa/, so I guess idr or Brian will know best what's expected for
> Mesa-project releases?

I can tag the GLw tree, make a tarball, and put it on the ftp site. 
Give me a few days.


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