[Mesa-dev] [PATCH 1/2] configure.ac: remove enable flags for EGL and GBM Gallium state trackers

Pekka Paalanen ppaalanen at gmail.com
Tue Nov 25 23:37:00 PST 2014

On Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:22:25 +0100
Marek Olšák <maraeo at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Pekka,
> I explained in the introductory thread "[PATCH 0/2] Disable the EGL
> state tracker for Linux/DRI builds" that it may break swrast
> (llvmpipe) on Wayland. I also explained all the reasons why I was
> about to do it. Does it break something not discussed before?

Hello Marek,

it's just that those explanations never ended up in git. A user was
complaining about the Wayland breakage and the fact that the commit (he
found it completely by himself, even!) gave absolutely no hint as to
why. So I needed to seach the email archives for this thread, because I
remembered it was discussed and the reason was here.

I just wish you had copied it to the commit message. Cover letters do
not end up in the git history.

Not a problem anymore for me personally, since I have now bookmarked the
thread so I can easily point people to it.

The discussion about how to add the Wayland support back is now open at
since there is an actual use case reported (testing GL apps inside


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