Mesa 6.3.1 merge

Brian Paul brian.paul at
Wed Aug 24 14:22:48 PDT 2005

Michel Dänzer wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-08-24 at 16:57 -0400, Adam Jackson wrote:
>>On Tuesday 23 August 2005 10:49, Brian Paul wrote:
>>>Whenever the 6.3.2 code is brought in, the following directories and
>>>files should be removed as they contain GPL code:
>>That's a significant change in policy, since GLU and glut have been part of 
>>the install set for X since Mesa was first imported into XFree86 (iirc).
> AFAIK the GLU shipped with X was always from the SGI SI,

Right.  I want to omit the old Mesa GLU 1.1 code, not the GLU 1.3 code 
from SGI.

> and I don't remember GLUT ever shipping with X.

Right.  The distros have been avoiding using Mark Kilgard's GLUT 
because of its lack of a real license.  And the dos, ggi and mini 
subdirectories in there have GPL code.


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