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From: Fabian Groffen <grobian@g.o>
Subject: Re: Mesa header in media-libs/apple-opengl-2
Date: Tue, 7 Apr 2009 08:26:38 +0200
Hi Dirk,

On 05-04-2009 16:35:36 +0000, Dirk Tilger wrote:
> while working on getting Mesa to compile on my Mac through Gentoo-prefix
> I noticed that apparently a Mesa already comes with MacOSX. The
> media-libs/apple-opengl package (which is an adaptor of the OS-OpenGL
> into the prefix) under MacOSX contains also a symlink for GL/osmesa.h,
> see:
> 
> http://overlays.gentoo.org/proj/alt/changeset/34132/trunk/prefix-overlay/media-libs/apple-opengl/apple-opengl-1.ebuild
> 
> The interface osmesa.h specifies is for offline rendering only. It is a
> mesa centric interface. I would therefore vote for it to be removed and
> instead provided by a mesa package (that I'm happily willing to
> contribute as soon as it works).
> 
> The mesa coming with the MacOS is version 4 according to the headers,
> while the current mesa is 7.4.

Is there anything that would break if we remove this symlink?  And does
it make sense to have both mesa and apple-opengl installed?  I thought
mesa provides an opengl implementation?  I'm not to familiar with this
stuff, so please tell me if I'm wrong.


-- 
Fabian Groffen
Gentoo on a different level


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