Subject: Re: Mesa breakage
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jonathan Perkin <email@example.com>
Date: 07/24/2003 15:04:58
* On 2003-07-24 at 14:39 BST, Jan Schaumann wrote:
> Jonathan Perkin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Mesa is currently broken on SunOS. It looks from an initial
> > glance that it's because MesaLib is actually 2 different
> > versions (3.4.2 and 5.0.1), but nobody has taken into account
> > that the pkgsrc patches will obviously only apply to one, not
> > the other.
> Yes, I'm more and more coming to the conclusion that we can not go
> on like this. I'd advocate dropping 3.4.2 completely -- we don't
> have many other packages where we try to maintain an old version
> and a new version parallel to each other.
> Standard way of getting a discussion started:
> "So, unless I hear any objections in the next couple of days, I'll
> make it so."
FWIW, I just fudged graphics/Mesa/Makefile.common to force a 5.0.1
install on Solaris 8 and it all compiled and installed fine.
Jonathan Perkin <email@example.com>
BBC Internet Services http://www.perkin.org.uk/jonathan/