[Mesa-dev] [PATCH 3/4] configure: rework wayland_scanner handling(fix make distcheck)

Matt Turner mattst88 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 10 10:23:48 PST 2015

On Tue, Feb 10, 2015 at 8:08 AM, Emil Velikov <emil.l.velikov at gmail.com> wrote:
> Currently having the wayland-scanner is optional, which causes problems
> when autotools parses through the makefiles, and tries to generate all
> As the config option --with-egl-platform=wayland is not the default, we
> won't end up setting the WAYLAND_SCANNER variable, which in turn will
> cause some files to not get generated.
> There has been a wayland-scanner package as of wayland 1.2 which
> provides a variable for the scanner binary, so let's use that one and
> fall back to manually searching via AC_PATH_PROG when needed.

Effectively this is just allowing you to avoid passing
--with-egl-platform=wayland when building the tarball, but doesn't
change the fact that you still need wayland on the machine?

I wouldn't have really thought that was useful, but if you do have a

Reviewed-by: Matt Turner <mattst88 at gmail.com>

(for patches 1 and 2 as well)

I'm not familiar with the situation around patch 4.

Thanks Emil! I'm really happy to see that we're going to be making a
release with autotools distribution mechanism for once :)

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