[arch-dev-public] Mesa 9.1 in testing

Ionut Biru ibiru at archlinux.org
Sat Feb 23 05:28:45 EST 2013

On 02/23/2013 11:23 AM, Andreas Radke wrote:
> New unified Mesa has hit testing. Upgrade path went smooth here. Please
> test it.
> Now the main mesa pkg should provide everything required to build and
> link packages. The mesa-libgl pkg providing libgl should be not be used
> in the dependency array when linking to libgl.so - please use
> "libgl" that will allow users to choose also nvidia-utils or
> catalyst-utils.
i find that disturbing. mesa-libgl is always a dependecy if libs link to
it and never a makedepends.

on the other hand, mesa can be a makedepends and sometimes a depends.

> There are still packages in extra depending on the old libgl package. We
> will need to fix them before makepkg will properly allow to build only
> against new mesa.

we do not need to do anything more that fixing mesa. other packages
doesn't need any modification.

> -Andy


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