[Mesa-dev] One more thing to cut from the main branch...
alyssa at collabora.com
Tue Apr 27 22:34:09 UTC 2021
As I commented on Gitlab -- as far as I understand, moving Apple GLX to
classic has no bearing on my work.
On Tue, Apr 27, 2021 at 12:36:10PM -0700, Ian Romanick wrote:
> (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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