Xorg 7.1, Mesa, threads

Brian Paul brian.paul at tungstengraphics.com
Wed Jul 12 12:43:04 PDT 2006

Nix wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Jul 2006, Tilman Sauerbeck murmured woefully:
>>J. Hart [2006-07-12 21:46]:
>>>Installation of Mesa seems to require that Glibc be installed with Linuxthreads 
>>>rather than NPTL.  if, for example, Glibc 2.36 is installed with Linuxthreads 
>>>support, a version of the header file "/usr/include/bits/initspin.h" will also 
>>>be installed with a definition of __LOCK_INITIALIZER.  This definition seems to 
>>No. I run glibc-2.3.6 w/ NPTL support, and I've got the dummy
>>initspin.h, too. Everything's working fine.
> I built mesa-6.5 with glibc 2.4 last week. No problems, except that there
> are paths mentioning /usr/X11R6 which have to be changed, not just in
> makefiles but in src/glx/x11/dri_glx.c!

I happened to be looking at that just now.  Now, in 
Mesa/configs/default you can set DRI_DRIVER_SEARCH_DIR to be whatever 
you want (defaults to /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/dri).


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