[Mesa-dev] Release of GLw?

Sven Joachim svenjoac at gmx.de
Mon May 21 11:36:52 PDT 2012

On 2012-05-17 17:17 +0200, Sven Joachim wrote:

> On 2012-05-17 15:58 +0200, Brian Paul wrote:
>> On 05/17/2012 04:42 AM, Sven Joachim wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Commit 63720114b42 in mesa removed the GLw source which is now provided
>>> in a separate source tree.  However, no release has been made from that
>>> tree yet, so users of Mesa 8.0+ have to resort to the git tree to obtain
>>> GLw.  I don't personally care about GLw, but in Debian there are still a
>>> few packages that use it¹.
>>> How about making a GLw release, say with a version of 8.0?
>> The Mesa version number isn't really applicable to GLw.
> This may be so, but starting with 8.0 would make it easier for distros
> who have already provided 7.x.y packages from the Mesa source.

At least that was the rationale why demos started at 8.0.0 in the first
release after they were moved to their own repository.

For Debian it would be a minor inconvenience to re-start with version
1.0, don't know about other distros.

>> I've put 1.0.0 tarballs at ftp://ftp.freedesktop.org/pub/mesa/glw/
>> Let me know if that works.
> Seems to be fine, thanks.

So, any chance that you could announce a release (whatever the version
may be) soon?


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