[PATCH rendercheck 0/5] Convert to meson.

Matt Turner mattst88 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 24 23:47:45 UTC 2017

On Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 2:13 PM, Mark Kettenis <mark.kettenis at xs4all.nl> wrote:
>> From: Eric Anholt <eric at anholt.net>
>> Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:17:45 -0700
>> Having bitten off a bit more than I can chew in 3 days with the X
>> Server (hw/xfree86/sdksyms.c is the worst), I decided to take a quick
>> pass at converting a project that's my own fault.
> Seems I missed some discussion somewhere...
> While I understand your frustrations with autoconf, moving to build
> infrastructure that relies on tools like Python and Ninja would have
> serious consequences for the way we integrate X into OpenBSD.  We
> build the entire base OS, which includes X, with tools that are part
> of the base OS.  That would become pretty much impossible if various X
> projects go this way.

Yes, there's a thread on mesa-dev about switching to Meson that's
approaching 100 mails. A lot of it revolves the limitations OpenBSD
has placed on itself by putting Mesa (and X) into its core.

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