[Mesa-dev] [PATCH 1/2] configure.ac: enable building GLES1 and GLES2 by default

Marek Olšák maraeo at gmail.com
Wed May 27 05:07:40 PDT 2015

The cost of shipping GLES1 is 27KB for libGLESv1_CM.so.1.1.0, so I
honestly think there shouldn't even be an option to disable it. It's
not something I particularly care about though.


On Wed, May 27, 2015 at 1:53 PM, Emil Velikov <emil.l.velikov at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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 ?
> -Emil

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