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From: Fabian Groffen <grobian@g.o>
To: gentoo-alt@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-alt] Mesa header in media-libs/apple-opengl-2
Date: Tue, 07 Apr 2009 06:26:57
In Reply to: [gentoo-alt] Mesa header in media-libs/apple-opengl-2 by Dirk Tilger
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: > > > > 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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[gentoo-alt] Re: Mesa header in media-libs/apple-opengl-2 Dirk Tilger <dirk@××××××.de>