[Mesa-dev] [PATCH mesa 1/3] egl: rewire the build systems to use libwayland-egl

Emil Velikov emil.l.velikov at gmail.com
Tue Jun 5 14:19:58 UTC 2018

On 4 June 2018 at 17:15, Matt Turner <mattst88 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, May 31, 2018 at 10:22 AM, Emil Velikov <emil.l.velikov at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 29 May 2018 at 15:41, Eric Engestrom <eric.engestrom at intel.com> wrote:
>>> Cc: Emil Velikov <emil.l.velikov at gmail.com>
>>> Cc: Daniel Stone <daniels at collabora.com>
>>> Signed-off-by: Eric Engestrom <eric.engestrom at intel.com>
>>> ---
>>> A couple things worth mentioning:
>>> - I chose to add libwayland-egl as a separate dependency for EGL rather
>>>   than bumping the libwayland required version, so that old libwayland
>>>   can still be used if EGL is not needed. I'm happy to squash those if
>>>   we'd rather simply bump the libwayland version.
>>> - There is one non-build-system change in there, in platform_wayland.c,
>>>   because the wayland-egl-backend.h we had and the one in wayland have
>>>   diverged (for C++ compatibility IIRC, which we didn't need). I'm
>>>   thinking it might be best to split this out as a separate change
>>>   before the move in this commit, but it would probably involve so much
>>>   changes (like the testing scripts) that I preferred to just squash it
>>>   in here.
>> IMHO keeping Wayland 1.15 optional is fine for the time being. I would
>> strongly recommend we make it compulsory around the 18.2 branch point.
>> This way:
>> a) devs using master will be less frustrated when their distro is missing 1.15
>> b) less code and no "hidden" dependency that sometimes cause problems
>> Since there's a handful of bits that need sorting, I'm re-spinning the series.
>> I will send it to the backburner in a couple of minutes and it will be
>> on the list ~10 mins later.
> As a distro maintainer, I'm really tired of waiting. The associated
> patch has been in Wayland for almost four months and in a release for
> nearly two. Can we just land the patches that Eric took over, and you
> can finish up anything you see separately?

Seems like I failed at git send-email -> the patches were on branch for days.


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