[Mesa-dev] Lets talk about autotools
idr at freedesktop.org
Wed Sep 19 15:45:51 UTC 2018
On 09/18/2018 12:16 PM, Gert Wollny wrote:
> Am Montag, den 17.09.2018, 17:07 -0400 schrieb Marek Olšák:
>> I don't see radeonsi_dri.so. How/where is radeonsi_dri.so created?
> With autotools I can use an uninstalled but compiled version of meson
> (e.g. for testing) by pointing LD_LIBRARY_PATH and LIBGL_DRIVERS_PATH
> to the $BUILDDIR/lib and $BUILDDIR/lib/gallium respectively. With
> meson it seems one always needs to run "ninja install" to get the
> actual drivers and libraries somewhere.
I do the same thing. The way I worked around this was to set the
install dir to the build dir. My build script has something like:
DESTDIR=$PWD/$DIR ninja-build -C $DIR install
> It would be nice if meson would act like autotools in that regard by
> creating the drivers and libraries in specific directories (also as a
> configure option if there is concern about compilation speed).
>> On Mon, Sep 17, 2018 at 12:44 PM, Dylan Baker <dylan at pnwbakers.com>
>>> 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.
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