[Mesa-dev] Fwd: [Mesa-users] Surfaceless mesa 20.3.X?
tapani.palli at intel.com
Wed Jan 27 13:08:26 UTC 2021
On 27.1.2021 15.01, Brian Paul wrote:
> Forwarding to mesa-dev where you may get more help. There was talk of
> changing software rendering but I'm not sure what's changed. What
> version of Mesa are you using?
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> Subject: [Mesa-users] Surfaceless mesa 20.3.X?
> Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2021 09:59:03 +0100
> From: Sophonet <mesa3d at kant.sophonet.de>
> To: mesa-users at lists.freedesktop.org
> Hi list,
> I would like to compile mesa for a surfaceless system (server, software
> rendering, no GPU). This was possible earlier with the „surfaceless“
> The recent versions do not allow surfaceless as a platform option
> anymore. The build info which is listed for building osmesa
> (https://docs.mesa3d.org/osmesa.html) does not list a platform, and in
> that case, wayland is required, which is not available on our server.
Surfaceless option was removed because it is now compiled always (see
commit a38e21d6683 "egl: always compile surfaceless"). It is compiled
always and is supported.
> I could build osMesa with the x11 platform, but rendering does not work
> if there is no (remote) X connection (DISPLAY missing etc.).
> What is the recommended approach now?
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