[blfs-dev] Mesa dependencies, was Re: cups and clang

David Brodie lfs at aba.eclipse.co.uk
Tue Sep 3 03:58:27 PDT 2013

On 03/09/13 01:45, Ken Moffat wrote:

> make[3]: Entering directory
> `/scratch/working/Mesa-9.2.0/src/gallium/targets/dri-swrast'
>    CC       swrast_drm_api.lo
>    CC       utils.lo
>    CC       drisw_util.lo
>    CC       xmlconfig.lo
>    CXXLD    swrast_dri.la
> /bin/mkdir -p ../../../../lib/gallium
> ln -f .libs/swrast_dri.so ../../../../lib/gallium/swrast_dri.so
> make[3]: Leaving directory
> `/scratch/working/Mesa-9.2.0/src/gallium/targets/dri-swrast'
>   So I disagree that llvm is _required_ for swrast.
> ĸen

OK, so according to the Mesa web-site, 
http://www.mesa3d.org/faq.html#part3, there are three s/w rasterizers, 
viz. classic swrast, softpipe and llvmpipe, so strictly speaking, llvm 
is only required for the llvmpipe s/w rasterizer, which is supposed to 
be the fastest.


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