Preferred version of Mesa

Drew Parsons dparsons at
Sat Aug 26 20:40:48 PDT 2006

On Sat, 2006-08-26 at 19:42 +0200, Hanno Böck wrote:
> Am Samstag, 26. August 2006 19:04 schrieb Kean Johnston:
> > I'm building a new distribution of xorg using the latest modules
> > available, and I have seen several mails talking about Mesa 6.5.1
> > or the CVS HEAD of Mesa, but the current released version is
> > just 6.5.0. What is the preferred version to use? Will I run into
> > any significant troubles if I use 6.5?
> 6.5.1 is about to come in the next 1-2 weeks, it contains many small 
> improvements, better aiglx-support, more r300-stuff, but in general, you can 
> still run 6.5 without problems.
> contains a rc.

You should keep in mind there are some regressions in 6.5.1-rc1, 

You'll know if the earlier 6.5 is not sufficient for Xorg since the
build will halt at the configure stage, saying that such-and-such a file
from mesa could not be found (meaning a file added later to mesa is
expected to be there).


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