[Mesa-dev] [android-x86-devel] [RFC 0/7] android: enable llvmpipe for software rendering

Jose Fonseca jfonseca at vmware.com
Thu Apr 28 18:57:58 UTC 2016

On 28/04/16 19:50, Rob Herring wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 28, 2016 at 12:35 PM, Roland Scheidegger <sroland at vmware.com> wrote:
>> Am 28.04.2016 um 17:52 schrieb Chih-Wei Huang:
>>> I clearly understand this point.
>>> Actually I've spent several days to try to
>>> make it work on the master branch.
>>> That's why it was delayed -- I supposed to send them
>>> in the last week.
>>>> However, the master branch is always broken for android.
>>> There are a lot of build break I need to fix and workaround
>>> or I can't test it. After fixed all the errors and built it OK,
>>> however, it didn't work as expected.
>>> The system boots to Home but all display is garbled.
>>> I'm not sure if I made some mistakes on
>>> fixing the building errors or there are some changes
>>> that really broke these patches.
>>> (the latest commit I've tried in the master is 32cb7d61)
>>> I finally decide to give it up and send them as the current status.
>>> (otherwise it will take too much of my time and delay
>>> my other pending tasks)
>>> Unfortunately the situation is most mesa developers
>>> don't care android so they usually break android build
>>> or functions. Unless the situation is changed it's very hard
>>> for us to follow the master branch closely.
>> I suppose if it's possible to set up some build bot for it which sends
>> out emails complaining when it breaks that would help with the build
>> failures.
> I have that in my plans, but it is not there yet. I'm updating to
> master at least weekly and fixing things, but new breakage seems to
> happen faster than getting fixes committed. I'm usually the one fixing
> the breakage. Given most people don't have an Android tree, having
> them fix build problems is not all that realistic. I'll happily test
> the fixes though.
> BTW, the latest break is from "i965/fs_surface_builder: Add a helper
> for converting GL to ISL formats."
> Rob

Is using autotools or SCons for Android really impossible?


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