[Mesa-dev] Check the compilation problems in mesa-user

Matt Turner mattst88 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 25 08:01:05 PDT 2012

On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 6:57 AM, Brian Paul <brianp at vmware.com> wrote:
>> Several days passed and no software renderer.
>> I rather would like to test the llvmpipe
>> than fix the compiler...
>> What is the status with OSMesa and llvmpipe?
> OSMesa only works with the legacy swrast driver, not llvmpipe.  One thing on
> my to-do list is to write a gallium state tracker to implement OSMesa for
> gallium drivers.  But I don't know when I'll get to that.

OSMesa does software offscreen rendering? Why wouldn't developers just
use FBOs these days? Beyond not depending on OSMesa, they'd have
hardware acceleration.

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