[Mesa-dev] [PATCH 08/12] configure.ac: deprecate --with-llvm-prefix

Emil Velikov emil.l.velikov at gmail.com
Wed Oct 31 17:22:36 UTC 2018

On Wed, 31 Oct 2018 at 16:24, Michel Dänzer <michel at daenzer.net> wrote:
> On 2018-10-31 5:19 p.m., Jan Vesely wrote:
> > On Wed, 2018-10-31 at 13:30 +0000, Emil Velikov wrote:
> >> From: Emil Velikov <emil.velikov at collabora.com>
> >>
> >> The option has been long superseded with LLVM_CONFIG.
> >> Distributions have been using it for a couple of years now.
> >
> > I've been using it in my configure setup.
> Same here.
Have you tried LLVM_CONFIG, does it not work on your setup?
Alternatively can you update the your scripts, I can provide a patch
if you prefer.

Even Debian (which I personally consider fairly conservative) has been
using it for a minimum of two years.

> > This might be a stupid question; is the LLVM_CONFIG env var remembered
> > between reconfigure (touch configure.ac; make) or do I need to provide
> > it explicitly every time configure is run?
> I don't know the answer, but agree that would be a minimum requirement
> for this change.
Nope, yet it's not really a minimum. LLVM_CONFIG has been around for
years, it will work for any Mesa checkout since its inception.
You can safely bisect Mesa and things will just work.


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