Subject: Re: Mesa breakage
To: None <>
From: Jonathan Perkin <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/24/2003 15:04:58
* On 2003-07-24 at 14:39 BST, Jan Schaumann wrote:

> Jonathan Perkin <> 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                             <>
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