Converting mesa/demos to Meson

Erik Faye-Lund erik.faye-lund at
Fri May 13 09:14:27 UTC 2022

OK, so I think enough time has passed. I have heard a few voices in
support, and no voices against, so my plan is to go ahead and merge
this early next week (probably Monday), if I don't hear anyone speak up

On Wed, 2022-05-04 at 18:38 +0200, Erik Faye-Lund wrote:
> Because we've landed on using Meson in the main Mesa repository, I've
> been working on converting the mesa/demos repo to Meson as well.
> I've posted an MR here:
> This MR adds a new Meson build system to the repository, and marks
> the
> Autotools and CMake build systems as deprecated, similar to what we
> did
> for the Autotools and SCons build systems in Mesa when we
> transitioned.
> After this lands, I propose that we cut a new release (we really
> should
> cut a new release soon anyway), then wait for a while and fix up any
> problems found, and finally rip ot the old build systems.
> After removing the old build systems, we end up with this total code
> reduction:
> 112 files changed, 1642 insertions(+), 4744 deletions(-)
> The removal commit is here, BTW:
> Thoughts? Objections?

Erik Faye-Lund
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