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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,
> 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.
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