[Mesa-dev] [PATCH] glapi: Avoid argparse type argument for API XML input files.

Jose Fonseca jfonseca at vmware.com
Tue May 26 11:52:09 PDT 2015

On 26/05/15 19:48, Jose Fonseca wrote:
> On 26/05/15 19:06, Dylan Baker wrote:
>> On Tue, May 26, 2015 at 11:15:36AM +0100, Jose Fonseca wrote:
>>> argparse type is a nice type saver for simple data types, but it doesn't
>>> look a good fit for the input XML file:
>>> - Certain implementations of argparse (particularly python 2.7.3's)
>>>    invoke the type constructor for the default argument even when an
>>>    option is passed in the command line.  Causing `No such file or
>>>    directory: 'gl_API.xml'` when the current dir is not
>>>    src/mapi/glapi/gen.
>> The fix is fine, I'm not complaining about the changes.
>> However,
>> I'm running 'scons' against python 2.7.3 and it's building fine with
>> your patch reverted. Is there something I'm missing about the way that
>> the scons build works? The documentation says that just 'scons' is all
>> that is necessary, is that not the case?
> Yes, that should be enough to repro. I don't know why it doesn't.  Maybe
> your python 2.7.3's argparse was patched or something.
> Jose

BTW, one doesn't even need scons. Merely doing

   python src/mapi/glapi/gen/gl_table.py -f 
src/mapi/glapi/gen/gl_and_es_API.xml > glapitable.h

Should suffice.


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