Mesa source no longer required when building Xorg

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at
Wed May 21 10:20:29 PDT 2008

On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 9:56 AM, Kristian Høgsberg <krh at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I just pushed a couple of patches on top of George Sapountzis' cool
> dri swrast work, that copies the glapi generated files from mesa into
> the glx module and drops the last bit of the symlinking machinery.  We
> can now build the xserver without any reference to the mesa tree, but
> it does require mesa to be installed for the dri interface headers.
> Furthermore, mesa can now build the swrast dri driver without any
> xserver installed, we should be able to boot strap the entire stack
> much easier now:
>  build mesa, requires xlib and xext for glx protocol in libGL, libdrm
> for dri drivers.
>  build xserver
>  ...
>  profit!

Awesome! Thanks so much, and especially to George, for making this
happen. So long,!

> Also, since the only thing in GL/ in the server was the glx
> subdirectory (well, after moving the GL/windows dead weight to
> hw/xwin/glx, anyways), I pulled that one level and dropped the GL
> directory.

This doesn't seem to be there yet (besides the windows part), but I
wholeheartedly agree.


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