[Mesa-dev] Lets talk about autotools

Matt Turner mattst88 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 17 17:11:17 UTC 2018

On Mon, Sep 17, 2018 at 9:46 AM Dylan Baker <dylan at pnwbakers.com> wrote:
> I feel like for !windows meson is in good enough shape at this point that we
> can start having the discussion about deleting the autotools build. So, is there
> anything left that autotools can do that meson cannot (that we actually want to
> implement)? And, what is a reasonable time-table to remove the autotools build?
> I think we could reasonably remove it as soon as 18.3 if others felt confident
> that it would work for them.

Deleting autotools after 18.3 seems like a safe choice to me.

Gentoo has successfully switched to building Mesa with Meson in 18.2.0.

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