xorg-server-1.4 vs. Mesa-7.0.1 (with GLX)

Michel Dänzer michel at tungstengraphics.com
Wed Sep 19 08:44:13 PDT 2007

On Wed, 2007-09-19 at 08:37 -0700, James Richard Tyrer wrote:
> Michel Dänzer wrote:
> > On Tue, 2007-09-18 at 21:05 -0700, James Richard Tyrer wrote:
> >> Or, will 1.4 build against 7.0.1 and I am just missing something?
> > 
> > xserver 1.4 indeed builds against mesa 7.0.1 (but no older version).
> > What exactly is the problem when you try that?
> >
> And the reverse is true?  To use Mesa-7.0.1, you need xserver 1.4?
> It is possible that I was trying to use Mesa-7.0.1 with an older version 
> of xserver although I thought that I was using 1.4.

You should be able to *use* Mesa 7.0.1 with an older X server, but it
sounds like you're still referring to building the X server GLX code,
which indeed tends to have quite a strict dependency on the version of
the Mesa source tree.

Earthling Michel Dänzer           |          http://tungstengraphics.com
Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

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