[ubuntu-x] mesa in Hardy carrying large .diff.gz

Timo Aaltonen tjaalton at cc.hut.fi
Tue Nov 27 07:01:58 GMT 2007

On Tue, 27 Nov 2007, Peter Clifton wrote:

> Hi all,
> I was wondering if there was any reasoning / log files available to
> identify why there is a large .diff.gz for mesa in hardy, which is
> outside the debian directory.
> I was quite confused to see quilt patches, and a large .diff.gz
> I'm currently debugging a nasty rendering order problem with VTK in
> Gutsy (which seems Mesa / Intel video related). I'm getting different
> behaviour with a recompile of Hardy's later mesa version into Gutsy, and
> am now trying the git head of mesa for good measure.
> If anyone can point me at why this large diff exists, touching things
> like shader programs, GL API xml files etc.. I'd appreciate it.

The tarballs contain material that cannot be shipped, and AFAIK that's why 
the diff is messy, in addition to the ordinary autoreconf cruft.


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