question about building mesa with the two scripts from Xorg wikis
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Tue Feb 3 06:18:42 PST 2009
I noticed a discrepancy in the Xorg documentation that's been causing me some confusion:
When using the build.sh script, it says:
"If you want to include Mesa/OpenGL support in the X server, you will need unpack the Mesa source code and pass the directory of the Mesa sources to the build.sh script."
And you pass the mesa directory like this:
-m path-to-mesa-sources-for-xserver : full path to Mesa sources
Also, in the build.sh script, building the mesa sources is commented out, like this: #build mesa mesa.
While at http://www.x.org/wiki/Development/git:
The mesa sources are built before the xserver, and the sources directory is *not* passed to the xserver build directives.
So the questions are:
1) Does mesa need to be built separately, as demonstrated in the second link? If so, why is it commented out in build.sh?
2) Should the --with-mesa-source parameter always be used, and if so, why is it not used in the second link?
Thanks for your time.
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