[Mesa-dev] One more thing to cut from the main branch...

Ian Romanick idr at freedesktop.org
Tue Apr 27 19:36:10 UTC 2021

(Adding Jeremy to the CC list.)

I don't /think/ that should have any impact.  The Apple GLX layer is a
an implementation of GLX on top of the native window system for Mac OS
X.  It doesn't get much support from Apple or the rest of the Mesa
community... and it hasn't for quite a few years.

On 4/27/21 12:21 PM, Jason Ekstrand wrote:
> Maybe, maybe not....  I mean, normally I'd be all for it but....
> https://rosenzweig.io/blog/asahi-gpu-part-3.html
> --Jason
> On Tue, Apr 27, 2021 at 12:32 PM Ian Romanick <idr at freedesktop.org> wrote:
>> If we're going to cut all the classic drivers and a handful of older
>> Gallium drivers... can we also cut Apple GLX?  Apple comes around every
>> couple years to fix breakages that have crept in, and we periodically
>> have compile breaks that need fixing (see
>> https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/mesa/mesa/-/issues/4702).  As far as I
>> can tell, having it in the main branch provides zero value to anyone...
>> including Apple.
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