[Mesa-dev] [PATCH] i965: Don't print a fatal-looking message if intelCreateContext fails.

Kenneth Graunke kenneth at whitecape.org
Thu Mar 14 12:29:04 PDT 2013

With the old context creation mechanism, an application asked the GL to
give it a context.  Failing to produce a context was a fatal error.

Now, with GLX_ARB_create_context, the application can request a specific
version.  If it's higher than the maximum version we support, context
creation will fail.  But this is a normal error that applications
recover from.

In particular, the new glxinfo tries to create OpenGL 4.3, 4.2, 4.1,
4.0, 3.3, and 3.2 contexts before finally succeeding at creating a 3.1
context.  This led to it printing the following message 6 times:
"brwCreateContext: failed to init intel context"

There's no need to alarm users (and developers) with such a message.

Signed-off-by: Kenneth Graunke <kenneth at whitecape.org>
 src/mesa/drivers/dri/i965/brw_context.c | 1 -
 1 file changed, 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/src/mesa/drivers/dri/i965/brw_context.c b/src/mesa/drivers/dri/i965/brw_context.c
index fdbe327..72378bc 100644
--- a/src/mesa/drivers/dri/i965/brw_context.c
+++ b/src/mesa/drivers/dri/i965/brw_context.c
@@ -138,7 +138,6 @@ brwCreateContext(int api,
                           mesaVis, driContextPriv,
 			  sharedContextPrivate, &functions,
 			  error)) {
-      printf("%s: failed to init intel context\n", __FUNCTION__);
       return false;

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