[Mesa-dev] [PATCH 1/2] configure.ac: enable building GLES1 and GLES2 by default
emil.l.velikov at gmail.com
Wed May 27 04:53:25 PDT 2015
On 27 May 2015 at 11:23, Dave Airlie <airlied at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Wow, I hadn't expected such a hateful comment on GLES1.
>> Does anyone else want to convince me that GLES1 should burn in hell?
> So I dug around,
> commit 4c06853833996d990eb76b195ca5d6838c6f3d6b
> Author: Adam Jackson <ajax at redhat.com>
> Date: Wed May 8 18:03:21 2013 -0400
> Switch to Mesa master (pre 9.2)
> - Fix llvmpipe on big-endian and enable llvmpipe everywhere
> - Build vdpau drivers for r600/radeonsi/nouveau
> - Enable hardware floating-point texture support
> - Drop GLESv1, nothing's using it, let's not start
> So at least in Fedora 2 years ago, we realised there was no GLES1
> users in the distro,
> and we didn't want to encourage any.
> I suppose some users might exist outside the classic Linux distro
> world. i.e. android, embedded land.
At least three other distros have GLES1 - Arch, Debian and OpenSUSE.
So imho one should just leave the decision to depreciate/kill it off
to the distros ?
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