[arch-dev-public] [aur-general] Warning: MESA 7.9 going to testing

Andreas Radke a.radke at arcor.de
Tue Oct 12 23:41:55 EDT 2010

Am Tue, 12 Oct 2010 22:51:01 +0200
schrieb Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org>:

> Am 12.10.2010 22:06, schrieb Dan McGee:
> > Honestly, can this decision to split the package be explained a bit
> > more? I feel like we've gone a little overboard on doing some of
> > these splits. Saving 405K from a package (installed, while only 80K
> > on the download!) seems silly for the number of "where did my glx*
> > tools go" and "I installed mesa but don't have glx*" questions that
> > are going to arise now, especially from long-time Arch users.
> It was in a separate package for some time in the past, then merged
> into mesa again. I agree with Dan here.

Mesa-demos are now distributed with a different version number in a
separate tarball. It has it's own maintainer and is developed
independently from main mesa sources for a while now.



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