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Re: Upgrade Mesa to latest Mesa-CVS?




Adam Jackson wrote:
> Hans de Goede wrote:
>>
>> Adam Jackson wrote:
>>> Hans de Goede wrote:
>>>> Adam Jackson <ajackson <at> redhat.com> writes:
>>>>> Requires moderately non-trivial fixes to the X server build system
>>>>> too, which is why I haven't done it yet.  Probably should do
>>>>> though. I just hate to be in a situation where we're shipping CVS
>>>>> bits in
>>>>> FC6; I keep hoping Mesa will hurry up and release a 6.5.1 already.
>>>> Anything I can do to help? Are you really planning on updating mesa for
>>>> FC-6, or would it be worth my time to see if I can isolate a few
>>>> important r300 fixes and backport those?
>>> Planning a backport, yes.  There are apparently enough Intel and <=R200
>>> issues fixed in CVS that it should just be done whole.  Hopefully 6.5.1
>>> happens Really Freaking Soon so I don't have to ship CVS bits in FC6.
>>>
>>> That said, if updated srpms for mesa and xorg-x11-server were to
>>> magically appear in Bugzilla for me, I certainly wouldn't object ;)
>>>
>>
>> Magically appearing SRPM for latest mesa-CVS filed here:
>> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=201365
>>
>> I've been using this with great success on an x86_64 in both 64 and 32
>> bit mode (I compiled it in a 32 bit chroot and installed the result on
>> my 64 bit Fedora for use with googleearth).
>>
>> You also speak about xorg-x11-server changes, I haven't got any for you
>> as things work fine for me with the current xorg-x11-server in RawHide.
> 
> I was expecting that build system fixes would be required, since
> xorg-x11-server builds against the mesa-source package.  Have you
> attempted to rebuild the X server with a mesa-source from CVS?
> 

nope, I didn't know that the xserver is build against mesa-sources,
strange I would have thought the 2 would be pretty independent.

Eitherway I'll be gone for a couple of days now, so I cannot try
building the X-server. Why don't you give it a shot and let me know the
result? If it turns out it needs some work, but is fixable and you would
be willing to update to mesa CVS if the work gets done for you I'm
probably willing to fix this once I'm back.

Regards,

Hans


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